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Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?

4 Ratings: 4.8
A book by Seth Godin.

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Author: Seth Godin
Genre: Business & Investing, Health, Mind & Body
Publisher: Portfolio Hardcover
5 reviews about Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
review by . January 18, 2010
You are a genius. That start to Seth Godin's new book got my attention. If this guy knows how smart I am, then I definitely want to listen to him.      Godin proposes that we must become indispensable in our jobs. The days are gone when we could show up to the factory (or cubicle), follow the instructions and then be guaranteed a regular paycheck. The market has always favored the cheaper alternative and it is easier to find those alternatives. Journalists, car factory workers, …
review by . February 28, 2010
I've been reading Seth Godin's books since "Permission Marketing" debuted in 1999. His blog is on my Browser's home page. He's the first thing I read in the morning.    There are hundreds of good books that span across the career/self-help/business category. This book defies categorization in the standard sense. If I had to pick three must-read career books, they would have to be "Purple Cow," "The Dip," and "Linchpin." All amazingly written by Seth Godin.    Super …
review by . January 26, 2010
Others have their own reasons for praising this book. Here are five of mine. First, this is by far Godin's most personal book in which he reveals more of his emotions and "soul" (for lack of a better term) than he has in any of his previous books. Also, from the beginning, he establishes a direct and personal rapport with his reader. I felt that he had written this book specifically for me. Although he and I have never met, I felt as if he were speaking to me and discussing ideas with me as if we …
Quick Tip by . April 16, 2010
May be the most important book I have read in the past several years.
Quick Tip by . February 15, 2010
Good audio interview from Seth Godin in this Mashable story: http://mashable.com/2010/02/14/seth-godin-linchpin
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