Seth Godin is an American author, entrepreneur, marketer, and public speaker. He is best known for his books on marketing, leadership, and change, including The Dip, Tribes, Purple Cow, and Linchpin. He is also the founder of the alternative school The altMBA and the online business education platform The Marketing Seminar.

What is the most famous quote by Seth Godin ?

Generosity makes you happy. Happy people are more likely to be successful.

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What can you learn from Seth Godin (Life Lessons)

  1. Seth Godin teaches that taking risks and being creative can lead to great success. He emphasizes the importance of connecting with an audience, and the power of storytelling to create meaningful experiences.
  2. He also encourages people to be brave and to think differently, and to challenge the status quo.
  3. Lastly, Seth Godin encourages entrepreneurs to focus on the long-term, rather than short-term gains, and to create something that will have a lasting impact.

The most profound Seth Godin quotes to discover and learn by heart

Following is a list of the best Seth Godin quotes, including various Seth Godin inspirational quotes, and other famous sayings by Seth Godin.

Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don't need to escape from.

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Successful people are the ones who are breaking the rules.

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Seth Godin quote The only people who get paid enough, get

The only people who get paid enough, get paid what they're worth are people who don't follow the instruction book, who create art, who are innovative, who work without a map. That option is now available to everyone to take it.

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You can listen to what people say, sure.

But you will be far more effective if you listen to what people do.

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Seth Godin quote Don't find customers for your products,

Don't find customers for your products, find products for your customers.

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Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.

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Who is Seth Godin?

Seth Godin is a American Writer
Nationality American
Profession Writer
Born October 16
Quotes 894 sayings

The job isn't to catch up to the status quo; the job is to invent the status quo.

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Fitting in is a short-term strategy that gets you nowhere.

Standing out is a long-term strategy that takes guts and produces results.

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Seth Godin quote Marketing is no longer about the stuff y

Marketing is no longer about the stuff you make, but about the stories you tell.

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As our society gets more complex and our people get more complacent, the role of the jester is more vital than ever before. Please stop sitting around. We need you to make a ruckus.

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Optimism is the most important human trait, because it allows us to evolve our ideas, to improve our situation, and to hope for a better tomorrow.

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Innovative quotes by Seth Godin

Don't find customers for your products, find products for your customers.

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Seth Godin quote Cost isn't abstract, but value is.

Cost isn't abstract, but value is.

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Social Networking that matters is helping people archive their goals.

Doing it reliably and repeatability so that over time people have an interest in helping you achieve your goals.

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You are not your resume, you are your work.

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Take the long way. Do the hard work, consistently and with generosity and transparency. And then you won't waste time doing it over.

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Seth Godin quote Change almost never fails because it's t

Change almost never fails because it's too early. It almost always fails because it's too late.

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Go ahead and act as if your decisions are temporary.

Because they are. Be bold, make mistakes, learn a lesson, and fix what doesn't work. No sweat, no need to hyperventilate.

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My best advice: win little battles. Get in the habit of winning, of shipping, of having customers that can't live without you. Once you've demonstrated you know how to do the art, then go after the windmills.

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Piracy is not the problem, obscurity is.

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Seth Godin quote How dare you settle for less when the wo

How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable?

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If we can fall in love with serving people, creating value, solving problems, building valuable connections and doing work that matters, it makes it far more likely we're going to do important work

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Quotations by Seth Godin that are engaging and insightful

You have to find a group that really desperately cares about what it is you have to say. Talk to them. They have something I call otaku. It's a great Japanese word. It describes the desire of someone who's obsessed to, say, drive across Tokyo to try a new Ramen noodle place 'cause that's what they do, they get obsessed with it.

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Most of your competition spend their days looking forward to those rare moments when everything goes right. Imagine how much leverage you have if you spend your time maximizing those common moments when it doesn't.

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Seth Godin quote People do not buy goods and services. Th

People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.

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Life is like skiing. Just like skiing, the goal is not to get to the bottom of the hill. It's to have a bunch of good runs before the sun sets.

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The only thing worse than starting something and failing... is not starting something.

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Finding new ways, more clever ways to interrupt people doesn't work.

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Seth Godin quote Fear is not the enemy. Paralysis is the

Fear is not the enemy. Paralysis is the enemy.

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Transferring your passion to your job is far easier than finding a job that happens to match your passion.

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The industrial age brought compliance and compliance brought fear and fear brought us mediocrity.

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If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.

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Seth Godin quote The way you make something happen is to

The way you make something happen is to do something that a fool could screw up.

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When we intentionally seek out the difficult tasks, we're much more likely to actually create value.

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When in doubt, tell yourself the truth.

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Things that look like shortcuts are actually detours (disguised as less work).

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Seth Godin quote If it scares you, it might be a good thi

If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.

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Make something happen today, before you go home, before the end of the week. Launch that idea, post that post, run that ad, call that customer. Go the edge, that edge you've been holding back from... and do it today. Without waiting for the committee or your boss or the market. Just go.

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I define anxiety as experiencing failure in advance.

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Being a leader gives you charisma. If you look and study the leaders who have succeeded, that's where charisma comes from, from the leading.

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Most people with a big idea, great talent and/or something to say don't get lucky at first. Or second. Or even third. It's so easy to conclude that if you're not lucky, you're not good. So persistence becomes an essential element of good, because without persistence, you never get a chance to get lucky.

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I don't think we have any choice. I think we have an obligation to change the rules, to raise the bar, to play a different game, and to play it better than anyone has any right to believe is possible.

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Choices lead to habits. Habits become talents. Talents are labeled gifts. You’re not born this way, you get this way.

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Good marketers tell a story.

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Please stop waiting for a map. We reward those who draw maps, not those who follow them.

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There's a huge difference between being a replaceable cog on the assembly line and being the one who is missed, the one with a unique contribution, the one who made a difference.

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Fear is not the enemy. Paralysis is the enemy.

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How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable?

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Make a decision. It doesn't have to be a wise decision or a perfect one. Just make one.

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Loving what you do is almost as important as doing what you love, especially if you need to make a living at it.

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If it were any other way, it would be easy. And if it were any other way, everyone would do it and your work would ultimately be devalued. The yin and yang are clear: without people pushing against your quest to do something worth talking about, it's unlikely it would be worth the journey. Persist.

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Anyone who says failure is not an option has also ruled out innovation.

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Make enough mole hills, and eventually you will build a mountain.

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The problem with taking offense is that it's really hard to figure out what to do with it after you're done using it. Better to just leave it on the table and walk away. Umbrage untaken quietly disappears.

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People don't believe what you tell them. They rarely believe what you show them. They often believe what their friends tell them. They always believe what they tell themselves.

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Instead of working so hard to prove the skeptics wrong, it makes a lot more sense to delight the true believers. They deserve it, after all, and they're the ones that are going to spread the word for you.

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The secret to being wrong isn't to avoid being wrong! The secret is being willing to be wrong. The secret is realizing that wrong isn't fatal.

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Just because the tide is out, doesn't mean there is less water in the ocean.

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There's a big difference between not settling and not starting.

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