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25 insights from Seth Godin's Startup School

If it hasn't been obvious in my previous posts, Seth Godin is one of my absolute mentors. Although we have never met, his books, audiobooks and blog have been a compass for me over many years. This podcast, although unedited and unpolished, is an extraordinary insight into Seth's thoughts about startups. Seth's welcome message sums up the purpose of the three-day workshop, with featured content within the five-hour podcast. Seth's welcome message: In the summer of…

Start something. Now.

Starting something new is hard. A new exercise program, a startup, artwork, blog, song, app; it is always hard to start. When I talk about starting, I'm talking about more than thinking up concepts, designing logos or having meetings. I'm talking about jumping right into the hardest questions that scare you. Seth Godin describes this in The Dip and Poke the Box (Disclosure: both are affiliate links). Seth Godin would have to be my favorite author…

I choose the world I live in

The title of this post was going to be 'I want to live in a world where…' But I don't believe it's wishful thinking that will take me there. It's perception, acceptance and filtering. Let's not hide, there is so much of this world that doesn't work. There is poverty in the richest and poorest countries, we're consuming more resources than we have available for our grandchildren, and political self-interest writes the rules of the…