Category Archives: Seth Godin

Sound Advice from George Orwell

Seth Godin recently wrote a post on good writing habits. He says that the reason business writing is so bad is that people are either afraid to say what they mean, because they might be criticized, or afraid to be misunderstood … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking Inspiration

It’s a shame that so many presentations fall short of the mark because they are just so uninspiring. We all know the feeling: The speaker ascends the podium; there is a moment of anticipation, of excitement; the first slide flashes … Continue reading

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Preparation vs Procrastination

Seth Godin is the author of several books about “marketing, the spread of ideas and managing both customers and employees with respect”. They are bestsellers. His blog is one of my favourites and I highly recommend it. In this blog post … Continue reading

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A Radical Presentation Idea

Seth Godin is the author of several books about “marketing, the spread of ideas and managing both customers and employees with respect”. They are bestsellers. His blog is one of my favourites and I highly recommend it. In this blog … Continue reading

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Seth Godin: But You’re Not Saying Anything

Seth Godin is the author of several books about “marketing, the spread of ideas and managing both customers and employees with respect”. They are bestsellers. His blog is one of my favourites and I highly recommend it. In this blog post from … Continue reading

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Seth Godin: Hardly Worth the Effort

Seth Godin is the author of several books about “marketing, the spread of ideas and managing both customers and employees with respect”. They are international bestsellers. His blog is one of my favourites and I highly recommend it. In this post from … Continue reading

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We Have Met the Enemy

… and he is PowerPoint. A recent article in the New York Times by Elisabeth Bumiller came to my attention via Seth Godin and it is worth passing on. It discusses the degree to which PowerPoint pervades the US military … Continue reading

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Seth Godin: The Unlimited Power of Enthusiasm

Seth Godin is the author of several books about “marketing, the spread of ideas and managing both customers and employees with respect”. They are international bestsellers. His blog is one of my favourites and I highly recommend it. His Squidoo Lens is … Continue reading

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Seth Godin: The Hierarchy of Presentations

Seth Godin is the author of several books about “marketing, the spread of ideas and managing both customers and employees with respect”. They are international bestsellers. His blog is one of my favourites and I highly recommend it. His Squidoo Lens is … Continue reading

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Don’t phone it in!

A few posts back, I reproduced an article by Seth Godin on the dangers of using too much data. It holds good advice for those presenting lots of statistics. Godin is the author of ten books about marketing, change and work that … Continue reading

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Why Too Much Data Can Be Bad

Seth Godin is the author of ten books about marketing, change and work that have been bestsellers around the world. His blog is one of my favourites. Below is a post that he wrote cautioning against the overuse of data. It is excellent … Continue reading

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