Nick Rotondo

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5 Common Questions Leaders Should Never Ask

Questioning is undoubtedly a valuable leadership tool. Asking the right questions can help business leaders to anticipate changes, seize opportunities, and move their organizations in new directions.<p>But <i>how</i> you question is critical. Questions can be great for engaging and motivating people , but …

The proven way to add value | Seth's Blog

Do extremely difficult work.<p>That seems obvious, right? If you do something that's valued but scarce because it's difficult, you're more likely to be …

Expectations | Seth's Blog

Word of mouth comes directly from expectations.<p>Low expectations are a terrific shortcut, because when you exceed them, people are so amazed that they …

Seth Godin on Vulnerability, Creative Courage, and How to Dance with the Fear: A Children’s Book for Grownups

At the 2014 HOW conference, Debbie Millman, host of the excellent interview show <i>Design Matters</i> and a remarkable mind, sat down with the prolific Seth Godin to discuss courage, anxiety, change, creative integrity, and why he got thrown out of Milton Glaser’s class. She used an unusual book of …

Time | Seth's Blog

Here’s the #1 most overlooked secret of marketing, of growing your organization, of building trust and creating for the long haul. Actually, it has …

What got you here… | Seth's Blog

Without a doubt, your hard work in test prep led to better SAT scores, which got you into college. It's not clear, though, that SAT prep skills are …

It’s not about you | Seth's Blog

Right in the front row, not four feet from Christian McBride, was every performer's bête noire. I don't know why she came to the Blue Note, maybe it …

Embracing boundaries | Seth's Blog

One of the most popular home computers ever made was the Commodore 64. The "64" was the amount of memory it had–not 64 gigs, or 64 megs, but 64k. If …

Can we talk about process first? | Seth's Blog

It's so tempting to get straight to the issue, especially since you're certain that you're right.<p>The challenge is that organizations and …

The existential crisis (and the other kind) | Seth's Blog

For some, crises are existential. The subsistence farmer, the parent without access to medical care, the person living in a makeshift shelter–this …

Surely not everyone | Seth's Blog

A newspaper asked me the following, which practically set my hair on fire:<p><i>What inherent traits would make it easier for someone to becoming a</i> …

Your smile didn’t matter | Seth's Blog

If you worked on the line, we cared about your productivity, not your smile or approach to the work. You could walk in downcast, walk out defeated …

It’s called self esteem | Seth's Blog

What <i>other</i> people think of you is called "other-people esteem." That's a different thing altogether.<p>If it's better to think well of yourself, then by …