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An open journal-- some of it written for you, but most of it is for me.

Linchpin by Seth Godin Notes

  • Notes:
    • Obedience is no longer rewarded - 4
    • We weren’t born to be cogs, we were trained to be cogs - 6
    • schools should teach: how to solve interesting problems, how to lead - 47
    • Emotional labor - 57
    • Jean baptist Colbert - 63: did he write down any of his thoughts?
    • Acknowledge fear, then proceeds - 65
    • Tom peters - 83
    • No one cares how hard you work- 95
    • Someone can do your job better and cheaper, not your art - 97
    • Artists are optimists- 98
    • Creativity is the instinct to produce - 102
    • Shipping -101-103
    • Steve McConnell - poorly timed thrashing 104
    • Elizabeth Gilbert Ted talk - 106
    • War of art, Steve pressfield- 107
    • Bio of lizard brain -109
    • You are a winner because you learn from losing - 115
    • 3 biological factors that drive job performance: social intelligence, fear response, and perception - public speaking brings together all 3 - 124
    • Fear is the most important emotion we have - it kept our ancestors alive. It dominates all other emotions. 124
    • Symptoms of lizard brain - 127
    • Leo babauta zen habits - 135
    • Shenpa: Tibetan word that roughly means scratching the itch - 138
    • Planing with the index card technique 146
    • Permission marketing? - 148
    • Pizzeria owner made shirts with bad Yelp reviews - 152
    • Damaging business book - Robert ringer - looking out for number one 153
    • Linus will never need to worry about finding work because he gave away Linux - 162
    • Sunny bates - 166
    • Clay shirky, Dan rushkoff - 169
    • Richard Branson - chartering a plane - 180
    • Can’t get attached to the objects of your attention -184
    • Art is defined by the fact I can’t tell you how to do it - 188
    • Your product should match your marketing, not the other way round -201
    • Deanna Vogt, Corp coach -202
    • Resilience, Ralph Waldo Emerson - 208
    • 5 elements of a personality: openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and emotional stability - 210
    • Honest signals, book - 214
    • Dale Carnegie - 217
    • Creative -
    • Personal, original, unexpected, useful.
    • Unique creative - domain knowledge, position of trust, generosity to contribute back - 219
    • Org obey newton’s laws: a team at rest stays at rest - 221
    • Lester Wunderman: invented direct marketing - 222
    • Focus on making change down not up. Interacting with customers and employees is easier than bosses and investors - 229
    • Pranja - see the world objectively - 235

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