Monthly Archives: November 2013

Perfection or Exploration?

by Seth Godin In an organization built around perfection, you need to push people to say, “Bad news, I made a mistake.“ Only by surfacing mistakes can the organization stamp them out. In an organization built around exploration, on the … Continue reading

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1 More Secret

A big secret to life is when you learn that learning is just as entertaining as entertainment, but with long term benefits. —Orrin Woodward

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Who is This Marketing For?

by Seth Godin Before you spend a minute or a dollar on marketing, perhaps you could answer some questions: Who, precisely, are you trying to reach? What change are you trying to make? How will you know if it’s working? … Continue reading

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Seven Positive Responses to Negative Feedback

by Dan Rockwell a.k.a LeaderShip Freak Negative feedback isn’t the issue. You are. How you respond to correction, criticism, and negative feedback tells me who you are. It’s even more telling when it comes from someone of lower status. Negative responses: … Continue reading

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Leadership is Taking Responsibility

Posted on Sep 10, 2013 | | By Greg Richardson I have worked with people who apparently would like to be coated with a nonstick surface. They hope that everything will slide off easily, leaving no stains or residue. They … Continue reading

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Obstacle Mastery is the Key

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Business Cycles, Price Signals, and Wealth Creation

Orrin Woodward on October 31, 2013 I am back to work on my book on society and state. The problem with a project like this is: for every paragraph I write, it seems that I need to read 5-10 more … Continue reading

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Every Presentation Worth Doing has Just One Purpose

by Seth Godin To make a change happen.

 No change, no point. A presentation that doesn’t seek to make change is a waste of time and energy. Before you start working on your presentation, the two-part question to answer is, … Continue reading

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On Climbing the Ladder / Orrin Woodward

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Fear the Fear, Feel the Fear

by Seth Godin Most of the things we avoid are avoided because we’re afraid of being afraid. Too meta? Sorry, but it’s true. The negative outcomes that could actually occur due to speaking up in class, caring about our work … Continue reading

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