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Seth Godin

Irritability Is A Privilege

Siobhan Kukolic | Posted 11.03.2016 | Good News
Siobhan Kukolic

There are so many choices in life and being irritable is one of them. It's a choice.

The Guard Rails That Will Help You Lose Weight

Julie Dargan | Posted 09.16.2016 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

Have you ever visited Paris and had the pleasure of climbing the Eiffel Tower? The dizzying heights over looking majestic Paris! Even if you have not experienced this wonder, just close your eyes now and feel the moment. It is a true moment of awe and wonder.

Seth Godin - There's Something About That Cow

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 05.14.2016 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

In his wildly popular book, Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable, Seth Godin talks about companies that produce remarkable products...

A Call to Millennials

Michael Shvartsman | Posted 05.03.2016 | College
Michael Shvartsman

Thousands of American millennials will graduate from college this month. I am one of them. Many of my peers have secured jobs for themselves. I have not. As millennials begin to explore new opportunities, some important lessons come to mind.

The Secrets of Today's Reigning Lifestyle Entrepreneurs

Anna David | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Anna David

When I first heard the words "lifestyle" and "entrepreneur" together, I assumed a) that the person who said it was kidding and b) that this was a job description for someone who helped entrepreneurs decide whether they should buy the Porsche 911 or the new BMW electric. It turns out the lifestyle entrepreneurs are actually the ones buying the luxury cars.

3 things that successful business owners do

Curtis McHale | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business
Curtis McHale

Pick a day of the week and at some point you're likely to dream of the success you want to have. The book you're writing will sell millions of copies and you'll be whisked around to speak at conferences for high fees.

6 Ways to Put Your Passion Into Action When You're Not Sure What You Want

Allyson Scammell | Posted 04.08.2016 | Impact
Allyson Scammell

With each action step you take, your vision will get sharper, your days will be more joyous, and your creations will better showcase the true you. Remember that you're on a journey of discovery, and it's the journey that is the juiciest part (not the destination).

How Asking For Something Can Improve Your Life and Career

James Calder | Posted 03.28.2016 | Good News
James Calder

Many people in life and business haven't figured out the art of asking. Far too many of us look at important people as unreachable. A funny thing can ...

5 Platform-building Steps for Writers Who Are Ready to Get Noticed

Brooke Warner | Posted 03.23.2016 | Books
Brooke Warner

Current publishing trends are such that writers need to have an author platform before an agent or editor will sign them on. An agent friend of mine told an audience at a panel we sat on together, "Get the TED talk first and then come talk to me."

Screw Buying Business Books as Usual

Krista M Sharp | Posted 03.14.2016 | Books
Krista M Sharp

You will rarely find me buying business books the usual way. Only if I am really under pressure by the powers that be to read some particular title p...

'The Dip' and My 9-Month Quest to Interview Seth Godin

Ryan Hawk | Posted 02.15.2016 | Business
Ryan Hawk

On February 20th, 2015, I sent a compelling cold e-mail asking Seth Godin to be a guest on my podcast, "The Learning Leader Show." He wrote back: "Thanks Ryan. Check back in nine months when you've got a huge following, okay? Good luck."

Hats Off - Satya Twena

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 02.05.2016 | Style
Stacey Alcorn

It was 2009 and the creative New Yorker, Satya Twena was working a desk job at a large interior design firm in the city while feeding her artistic soul taking sewing, knitting, and crochet classes.

How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Finish What You Start

Heather Gray | Posted 12.29.2016 | Business
Heather Gray

Get to know yourself. When are you most successful with completing things? What works for you? Are you more productive at a certain time of day? Are there things that you find particular motivating? Who are your cheerleaders? Who will hold you accountable?

Looking for a good book? What I read and loved in 2015

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 12.28.2016 | Books
Megan Dalla-Camina

If you have read my articles for a while, you will know I love a good book. Ok, let's get real - I am completely obsessed with books. I have thousands of them in my house, piled up on every available surface.

Seth Godin's Advice for Entrepreneurs: 3 Ways to See What Makes People Tick

Harry Red | Posted 10.09.2016 | Business
Harry Red

Ahead of his time. Yes -- Seth Godin tells us to try things that might not work. Do work that matters, as he calls it. Best part? Do this and you automatically up your game as an entrepreneur.

Think on These Things: What Is School for?

Mark W. Guay | Posted 09.21.2016 | Education
Mark W. Guay

Incredible teachers and school leaders struggle to motivate children and help them live extraordinary lives in a school system that worked well for the factory-based industrial economy, but falls flat to help our children thrive in our current economy.


Austin Schneider | Posted 09.18.2016 | Business
Austin Schneider

I reflected on countless situations where I was making up obstacles in my head. It is time to get to doing. He left us with this: "I don't know what the question is. But I know the answer is yes."

Is it Time to Reignite Your Personal Brand?

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 08.12.2016 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

You may have worked really hard in one career for a long time. You're well established, have a great reputation. Perhaps you're feeling it's time to switch things up. Or maybe you're earlier in your career and not liking how your brand is feeling. You need to reinvent yourself.

altMBA Is Like a Tough Sailing Adventure

Brigitte Cutshall | Posted 07.30.2016 | Business
Brigitte Cutshall

Admit it - how many online courses or programs have you signed up for, paid money for, yet actually completed?

Lessons From the Gym for the Over-50 Crowd

Tira Harpaz | Posted 07.27.2016 | Fifty
Tira Harpaz

What I have gained from my gym experience is the feeling that I'm always in training. Training my body to achieve a new level of fitness, training myself to set goals and training my mind to be welcoming to new ideas and people.

8 Ways to Bust Your Creative Blocks at Work

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 07.26.2016 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

Are you in a creative rut? When was the last time you really made something new? So many of us find ourselves in that rut a good chunk of the time -- even those who's job it is to create. Here are eight things to think about to get your creative juices flowing.

You Graduated... Now, What? (10 Steps to Building Your Life on Purpose)

Mark W. Guay | Posted 06.26.2016 | Education
Mark W. Guay

I watched as my students picked up their cap and gown and carried it in their arms like a newborn baby. I smiled, said a few last words of encouragement, then asked, "You graduated... now what?"

Confessions of a Teacher Who Doesn't Believe In Education

Amber Kane | Posted 05.29.2016 | Education
Amber Kane

I was one of those people that always knew what I wanted to be when I "grew up". I wanted to teach. Asking children, and teenagers what they want to be when they grow up , or what they want to major in when they graduate high school, is a pretty common question.

The Secret's a Lie

Mark W. Guay | Posted 03.27.2015 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

If I think "I am building muscle and cutting fat to 12 percent" yet I'm sitting on a couch and eating chips and guacamole (which are totally delicious), then this positive affirmation will be as substantial as a cloud. It will wisp away with the very next bite.

Marketing and PR's Reality Check: We're Not That Wonderful

Alan Kelly | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Alan Kelly

There is nothing inherently noble about marketing and PR. Each is a competitive function and each owes its existence to the employers and clients whose organizations exist to advance their positions in contested markets.