Eight Lessons from the life and work of Jack LaLanne – Seth Godin

He bootstrapped himself. A scrawny little kid at 15, he decided to change who he was and how he was perceived, and then he did. The deciding was as important as the doing. He went to the edges. He didn’t merely open a small gym, a more pleasant version of a boxing gym, for instance. … Read more

Seth Godin on Cliches

http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2010/12/tropes.html Cliches When you launch a new idea or project into the world, you’ll probably use connections to what has come before as a way to tell your story. Caribou Coffee, for example, uses all sorts of metaphors and cues and even verbal tropes that we learned from Starbucks. These signals help us understand that … Read more

Seth Godin – Linchpin

[iframe: src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/9401903?portrait=0″ width=”500″ height=”281″ frameborder=”0″]Sunny Bates on Linchpins, Passion and Fear from Seth Godin on Vimeo. [iframe: src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/9185295?portrait=0″ width=”500″ height=”281″ frameborder=”0″]Linchpin: GaryVee [Gary Vaynerchuk] from Seth Godin on Vimeo.

Tim Ferriss – How Authors Really Make Money

The Rebirth of Seth Godin and Death of Traditional Publishing: How Authors Really Make Money http://www.fourhourworkweek.com/blog/2010/08/23/seth-godin-and-print-publishing/ Bonus: Tim Ferriss, author of #1 New York Times Bestseller “The 4-Hour Workweek” and Ramit Sethi, New York Times best-selling author of “I Will Teach You To Be Rich,” in video at end of post.