If you’re using frequency as a tactic to make up for the fact that you’re being ignored, you can certainly do better. — Seth Godin
Do you realize that all great literature is all about what a bummer it is to be a human being? Isn’t it such a relief to have somebody say that? — Kurt Vonnegut
If you have a job where someone is telling you exactly what to do, they can find someone else cheaper to do it. — Seth Godin (Behind the Brand interview on The Icarus Deception)
Traveling-it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. —
Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from. — Seth Godin
After visiting Haiti, helping the people there is personal. Check out Sevenly’s campaign this week that helps feed more kids through the organization I work at.
For this week only, our friends at Sevenly are selling t-shirts that benefit FMSC. Each shirt purchased will feed a child in Haiti for one month.
Please check out all the designs here: Sevenly.org
Charitable giving has remained stuck, in the U.S., at two percent of GDP ever since we started measuring it in the 1970s. That’s an important fact, because it tells us that in 40 years, the nonprofit sector has not been able to wrestle any market share away from the for-profit sector. —
Dan Pallotta, TED talk
Good marketing advice.Godin
I truly believe that people are looking for stories that really mean something—stories that are redemptive, inspiring, and bigger than an individual. — Scott Harrison, founder of charity:water, from this amazing interview on The Great Discontent. (via jarrettfuller)