Lessons Learned from Seth Godin: Part Four — One Honest Indie

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Here are more of the lessons I’ve taken from reading Seth Godin’s blog.

About “Solving for stress”

Stop stressing about stress and start thinking about your next move.

Determine your goal, set up a plan, and follow through. And don’t expect overnight results.

Here’s a link to the source.

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About “The inevitable decline of fully open platforms”

Turns out gatekeepers aren’t all bad. Nor is the move away from them.

Ultimately, it comes down to being trustworthy.

Here’s a link to the source.

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About “The nesting bowls”

Invention comes from looking at a thing from different perspectives.

Also, it helps to know geometry.

Also, think outside the box. And question everything. Never assume.

Here’s a link to the source.

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About “Cyber-realists”

Extreme positions on anything won’t serve you well. If change is inevitable, make it a change for the better.

Change is hard, because the narrative in your head suggests one way of doing things, when another could be better. But you can’t see the change because of that narrative.

Fine. We’re all going to end up in robot bodies.

Here’s a link to the source.

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About “Feature requests for monopolists”

Monopolists suck.

And I think it would be great if a certain giant online retailer/Web services provider would quit using “indie authors” as its cheap content mill.

Here’s a link to the source.

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About “Is TikTok powerful?”

Technology has changed the power structure. Again and again.

But no amount of algorithmic influence will change a ton of shit to anything else.

Here’s a link to the source.

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Originally published at https://debbimackblogs.com on December 7, 2021.

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New York Times bestselling author of seven novels, including the Sam McRae Mystery series. Screenwriter, podcaster, and blogger. My website: www.debbimack.com.

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Debbi Mack

Debbi Mack

New York Times bestselling author of seven novels, including the Sam McRae Mystery series. Screenwriter, podcaster, and blogger. My website: www.debbimack.com.

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