Seth Godin's LINCHPIN
Today I downloaded a free PDF from Seth Godin's lens here:
about his new book called Linchpin.
I can't wait to read the whole book - but this is what the downloaded PDF said:
I am an artist. • I take initiative • I do the work, not the job. • Without critics,
there is no art. • I am a Linchpin. I am not easily replaced. • If it’s never been
done before, even better. • The work is personal, too important to phone in. •
The lizard brain is powerless in the face of art. • I make it happen. Every day. •
Every interaction is an opportunity to make a connection. • The past is gone. It
has no power. The future depends on choices I make now. • I own the means of
production—the system isn’t as important as my contribution to it. • I see the
essential truth unclouded by worldview, and that truth drives my decisions. • I
lean into the work, not away from it. Trivial work doesn’t require leaning. •
Busywork is too easy. Rule-breaking works better and is worth the effort. •
Energy is contagious. The more I put in, the more the world gives back. • It
doesn’t matter if I’m always right. It matters that I’m always moving. • I raise the
bar. I know yesterday’s innovation is today’s standard. • I will not be
brainwashed into believing in the status quo. • Artists don’t care about credit.
We care about change. • There is no resistance if I don’t allow it to defeat me. •
I embrace a lack of structure to find a new path. • I am surprising. (And often
surprised). • I donate energy and risk to the cause. • I turn charisma into
leadership. • The work matters. • Go. Make something happen.