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Motivational Seth Godin Quotes and Sayings

Seth Godin Quotes:- Seth W. Godin (10 July 1960 age 59 years), is an American author and former dot com business executive.

After leaving Spinnaker in 1986, he used $20,000 in savings to found Seth Godin Productions, primarily a book packaging business, out of a studio apartment in New York City. He then met Mark Hurst and founded Yoyodyne.

After a few years, Godin sold the book packaging business to his employees and focused his efforts on Yoyodyne, where he promoted the concept of permission marketing.

Inspirational Seth Godin Quotes

“A bully is playing a game, one that he or she enjoys and needs. You’re welcome to play this game if it makes you happy, but for most people, it will make you miserable.”-Seth Godin

Inspirational Seth Godin Quotes

“And it turns out that tribes, not money, not factories, that can change our world, that can change politics, that can align large numbers of people. Not because you force them to do something against their will. But because they wanted to connect.”-Seth Godin


“Being a leader gives you charisma. If you look and study the leaders who have succeeded, that’s where charisma comes from, from the leading.”-Seth Godin


“Being aware of your fear is smart. Overcoming it is the mark of a successful person.”-Seth Godin


“Canoeing was hard and scary, and the wind could blow you across the lake if you did it wrong. After a year of not doing it right, I could talk to people and get them to sit up straight, take different kinds of chances, to breathe differently, to engage at” the moment in the boat. And I changed them, and I changed me in the process.”-Seth Godin


“Dig your well before you’re thirsty.”-Seth Godin


“Habits like blogging often and regularly, writing down the way you think, being clear about what you think are effective tactics, ignoring the burbling crowd, and not eating bacon. All of these are useful habits.”-Seth Godin


Genius Quotes by Seth Godin


“I find that I have about six bloggable ideas a day. I also find that writing twice as long a post doesn’t increase communication, it usually decreases it. And finally, I found that people get antsy if there are unread posts in their queue.”-Seth Godin


“I intentionally abandoned the hard stuff early on because not only do I think it’s useless, I think it’s a distraction.”-Seth Godin


“I learned that a long walk and calm conversation are an incredible combination if you want to build a bridge.”-Seth Godin


“I made a decision to write for my readers, not to try to find more readers for my writing.”-Seth Godin


“I think that the economics of book publishing favor hits with long book runs. You make all your money on the last bunch of books, not the first.”-Seth Godin


“I think the most productive thing to do during times of change is to be your best self, not the best version of someone else.”-Seth Godin


“I think there’s plenty of room for blogs that exist to pay the blogger” or blogs that exist to turn a profit. That’s just not the kind of blog I’m writing, and I’m not the kind of blogger that could do that.”-Seth Godin


“I was lucky enough to co-found a business in college that ended up with 400 employees, and I launched 20 different projects while I was there – a project a week.”-Seth Godin


“If a product’s future is unlikely to be remarkable – if you can’t imagine a future in which people are once again fascinated by your product – it’s time to realize that the game has changed. Instead of investing in a dying product, take profits and reinvest them in building something new.”-Seth Godin

 Inspirational Quotes By Seth Godin

“If we live in a world where information drives what we do, the information we get becomes the most important thing. The person who chooses that information has power.”-Seth Godin


“If you’re going to build a lean enterprise, you can test and measure how often the company ships iterations, how often it fails, how often it is putting things in front of people that don’t work.”-Seth Godin


“If you’re going to buy a real book, a paper book, there better be a good reason. Perhaps scarcity is one of those reasons.”-Seth Godin


“In a crowded marketplace, fitting in is a failure. In a busy marketplace, not standing out is the same as being invisible.”-Seth Godin


“Kickstarter eliminates the risk that publishers and booksellers face. They have limited resources and limited shelf space, and Kickstarter is proof to them that something is going to work.”-Seth Godin


“Kickstarter isn’t a profit center, it’s an organizer and an instigator.”-Seth Godin


“Marketing is a contest for people’s attention.”-Seth Godin


“Most people have bosses who hire them to fill a slot in the work chart and to do what they are told. And most people who are doing what they are told feel safe; it feels reliable.”-Seth Godin


“My blogging life is basically goalless. I like the zen nature of that, and paradoxically, it improves results.”-Seth Godin


“Normal is fading away. Governments and industries and schools like normal, because it’s easier, it scales and it’s profitable. But people don’t like it – we want to be who we are, not who some marketer tells us to be.”-Seth Godin

Seth Godin Quotes On Life, Business & Success

“One reason I encourage people to blog is that the act of doing it stretches your available vocabulary and hones a new voice.”-Seth Godin


“Permission marketing is marketing without interruptions.”-Seth Godin


“Permission marketing turns strangers into friends and friends into loyal customers. It’s not just about entertainment – it’s about education. Permission marketing is curriculum marketing.”-Seth Godin


“The danger of the Web is that you can go from idea to public announcement in under ten minutes.”-Seth Godin


“The future of publishing is about having connections to readers and the knowledge of what those readers want.”-Seth Godin


“The internet was supposed to homogenize everyone by connecting us all. Instead what it’s allowed is silos of interest.”-Seth Godin


“The minute there’s a map, there is no art. Paint by numbers is not art. Paint by numbers is a mechanical activity.”-Seth Godin


“The Net is not television. It is the finest direct-marketing mechanism in the history of mankind. It is direct mail with free stamps, and it allows you to create richer and deeper relationships than you’ve ever been able to create before.”-Seth Godin


“The problem with competition is that it takes away the requirement to set your own path, to invent your own method, to find a new way.”-Seth Godin


“The thing about information is that information is more valuable when people know it. There’s an exception for business information and super timely information, but in all other cases, ideas that spread win.”-Seth Godin

Motivational Marketing Quotes from Seth Godin

“The way to work with a bully is to take the ball and go home. The first” time, every time. When there’s no ball, there’s no game. Bullies hate that. So they’ll either behave so they can play with you or they’ll go bully someone else.”-Seth Godin


“This notion that it is up to each person to innovate in some way flies in the face of the industrial age, but you know what, the industrial age is over.”-Seth Godin


“We’re not going to outgrow our need for information.”-Seth Godin


“When enough people care about autism or diabetes or global warming, it helps everyone, even if only a tiny fraction actively participate.”-Seth Godin