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10 Favorite Quotes from Seth Godin’s Book Tribes

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I’m just getting around to reading Seth Godin’s book, Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us. I now understand why Seth has built a significant tribe of his own. The book is chock full of motivational & insightful gems. Below are my favorite quotations from the book.

  1. Defending mediocrity is exhausting.
  2. The party didn’t take four minutes to organize; it took four years.
  3. Curious people count.
  4. You get to choose the tribe you will lead.
  5. Great leaders don’t water down their messages to make a tribe a bit bigger.
  6. Most people are really good at ignoring new trends or great employees or big ideas.
  7. Listen, really listen. Then decide and move on.
  8. The art of leadership is understanding what you can’t compromise on.
  9. Leaders work to change things and the people who are winning rarely do.
  10. Do what you believe in. Paint a picture of the future. Go there.

Do you have a favorite?