Stop Being Terrified

I’ve heard more people in my lifetime be terrified of telling anybody about their big plans/dreams because they’re afraid they’ll jinx their chances of succeeding. Being afraid of jinxing something is bullshit! Not telling trusted colleagues and supportive friends is what causes you to shrivel. Your fear of the jinx IS the jinx! The above…


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….


Seth Godin – Linchpin

[iframe: src=”″ width=”500″ height=”281″ frameborder=”0″]Sunny Bates on Linchpins, Passion and Fear from Seth Godin on Vimeo. [iframe: src=”″ 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 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.

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If you are working hard to please the wrong people, YOU will fail!

Does that critic or that buyer or that spouse or that girlfriend or that investor really matter as much as you think they do? Read Seth Godin’s full article “Trying to please”: