Seth Godin Quotes



Best 10 Linchpin Quotes by Seth Godin

Linchpin Quotes

“At the age of four, you were an artist. And at seven, you were a poet.”

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“Discomfort brings engagement and change. Discomfort means you're doing something that others were unlikely to do, because they're hiding out in the comfortable zone. When your uncomfortable actions lead to success, the organisation rewards you and brings you back for more.”

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“If you are deliberately trying to create a future that feels safe, you will wilfully ignore the future that is likely.”

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“If you need to conceal your true nature to get in the door, understand that you'll probably have to conceal your true nature to keep that job.”

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“Perhaps your challenge isn't finding a better project or a better boss. Perhaps you need to get in touch with what it means to feel passionate. People with passion look for ways to make things happen.”

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“The job is what you do when you are told what to do. The job is showing up at the factory, following instructions, meeting spec, and being managed.

Someone can always do your job a little better or faster or cheaper than you can.

The job might be difficult, it might require skill, but it's a job.

Your art is what you do when no one can tell you exactly how to do it. Your art is the act of taking personal responsibility, challenging the status quo, and changing people.

I call the process of doing your art 'the work.' It's possible to have a job and do the work, too. In fact, that's how you become a linchpin.

The job is not the work.”

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“The problem with competition is that it takes away the requirement to set your own path, to invent your own method, to find a new way.”

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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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“The tragedy is that society (your school, your boss, your government, your family) keeps drumming the genius part out. The problem is that our culture has engaged in a Faustian bargain, in which we trade our genius and artistry for apparent stability.”

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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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