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Seth Godin's latest book, We Are All Weird, is a song of freedom, an exuberant manifesto with the richness of choice that comes with wealth, the markets, the Internet, our increasing connection with one another across the globe. He argues that the era of mass marketing is over (thankfully), and that as humans we seek not just to consume but to "connect," and therefore we find those who love what we love and, when it works best, create or join "tribes." We are allowed--indeed, encouraged--to be individuals, to specialize rather than fit in or be "normal," and this is where richness begins. As Seth says, "Stuff is not the point." Connection, choice, pursuing what we love is.
Seth has advised the organization I founded, Acumen Fund, for many years. He constantly reminds us to be unafraid to focus on a small group of believers who make the choice to opt in, and I can see that lesson elucidated brilliantly in We Are All Weird. We have the extraordinary luxury of choice and, for the most part, of doing what we want to do. How we use that choice to make the lives of others around us the richer for being connected to us is critical to Seth's evolving understanding of marketing and creating systems that release rather than stifle our energies—regardless of who we are, where we live, or what language we may speak. Read this book slowly and read it again, for the lessons are rich and wise. I couldn't feel prouder to be a part of Seth's tribe.
"This is a book about giving a damn. It's about caring about what you do and (as importantly) who you do it for. Professional apathy is a relic of a dead era and, as Seth teaches brilliantly, a mentality you cling to at great peril. Everyone with a pulse and a paycheque should be living We Are All Weird."
--Chris Taylor, Founder of ActionableBooks.com
"This book will resonate with anyone who wants to lead a tribe, be authentic, dance to the beat of their own music and make a difference in the world. If your inner critic (the resistance) has been telling you that you are not enough, your work is not good enough and who do you think you are to make a difference, then buy this book. Let your freak flag fly high!"
--Sherold Barr, Master Coach + Freedom Fighter
"Seth has done it again. Open this book to almost any page. Read it, and change your thinking, your work, your life, or better express your art. Weird how he does this, isn't it?"
--Rob Berkley, Executive Coach, VisionDay.com --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
There is nothing intrinsically wrong with being socially weird, but there is also nothing intrinsically superior about it either. Read morePublished 5 days ago by CNT
I loved this book it was funny ridiculous and marvelous all at the same time I absolutely loved it and I love Seth godin great author.Published 14 days ago by DustinDye
There are very few books that have brought a tear to my eye but this is one of them because after reading it and reflecting back on the things I have done to get away from the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dean Allan - BookPals
Decent read. Its becoming slightly dated with references to technology (VHS and DVD players) but that is difficult to avoid when working with real life examples. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Brian Kennedy
A great topic with vast potential to go deep. Unfortunately, Seth only scratches the surface of the topic leading the reader nowhere. Read morePublished 6 months ago by RK
I've yet to read a full Godin book. I'm disappointed this was my first. While there are some good nuggets interspersed, the book itself is disjointed beyond belief and has no true... Read morePublished 7 months ago by johnb.
Seth Godin's thoughts here in this book have alleviated the stress I once felt about the kind of business I thought I should build. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Alex Flores