The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick)
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Ask 8cr! - Quitting Welcome to "Ask 8cr! " - a new section of our blog where we've created a forum to find out what kinds of issues and challenges people are having in the workplace. READ FULL DESCRIPTION
The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick), by Seth Godin, Portfolio, 92 pages, $12. 95 Hardcover, May 2007, ISBN 9781591841661 I have been reviewing Seth Godin books since Purple Cow came out in 2003. What I respect most about Seth is his ability to practice what he preaches. READ FULL DESCRIPTION
I just got an inquiry concerning shipping to another country and they were kind of disappointed to find out how much and how long it will take. Here are just some of my own personal Rules of Thumb to keep in mind when shipping overseas. * Regular shipping time varies upon countries and customs may hold up boxes for an undertimed length of time, so if you need materials for a specific date, plan well in advance! READ FULL DESCRIPTION
Last week 30,000 booksellers flooded New York City's Javits Center to attend the annual Book Convention (known to insiders as BEA). This is where people wait in endless lines for an autograph, where people compare their tradeshow loot like Halloween candy (in this case, advance copies of books), and where Stephen Colbert, Rosie O'Donnell, LL Cool J and Khalid Hosseini can be seen under one roof. With 90-degree New York heat and a temperamental air conditioner, booksellers struggled to stay cool. READ FULL DESCRIPTION
A New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestseller
In this iconic bestseller, popular business blogger and bestselling author Seth Godin proves that winners are really just the best quitters. Godin shows that winners quit fast, quit often, and quit without guilt--until they commit to beating the right Dip. Every new project (or job, or hobby, or company) starts out fun...then gets really hard, and not much fun at all. You might be in a Dip--a temporary setback that will get better if you keep pushing. But maybe it's really a Cul-de-Sac--a total dead end. What really sets superstars apart is the ability to tell the two apart. Winners seek out the Dip. They realize that the bigger the barrier, the bigger the reward for getting past it. If you can beat the Dip to be the best, you'll earn profits, glory, and long-term security.
Whether you're an intern or a CEO, this fun little book will help you figure out if you're in a Dip that's worthy of your time, effort, and talents. The old saying is wrong--winners do quit, and quitters do win.