Tag: Seth Godin

The Best of the Worst…

A long time ago someone told me that average was really just the “best of the worst and the worst of the best.” That’s an interesting way to look at it for sure.  That view has helped to shape the way I think about average. In fact, I pretty much am hardwired to go for […]

Gradually and Then Suddenly

  One of my favorite bloggers had this title recently, “Gradually and Then Suddenly.” Seth Godin writes mostly about marketing and business but his points are applicable across the whole spectrum of life. So many things happen gradually and then suddenly. Most things don’t happen suddenly. We just notice suddenly. It usually happens gradually. After ten […]

Persistent or Tenacious?

  What would you rather be remembered for, being persistent or tenacious? Have you thought about the difference between them? Which is preferable for leadership? I know which one I want to be known for. Think about it. Persistence is doing something again and again until it works. It sounds like ‘pestering’ for a reason. […]

In a Hurry to Be Generous

  Did you survive Black Friday? I’m always amazed to hear of people camping outside a store for 8 days to save $240 on a new TV. My math doesn’t calculate economic sense (if you are employed) into such an outrageous decision but it gives news directors a story to fill up a 30-minute slot […]