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Poke the Box

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Seth Godin

Book Description:If you're stuck at the starting line, you don't need more time or permission. You don’t need to wait for a boss’s okay or to be told to push the button; you just need to poke.    Poke the Boxis a manifesto … see full wiki

Tags: Books, Selfhelp
Author: Seth Godin
Genre: Business & Investing, Health, Mind & Body
Publisher: The Domino Project
2 reviews about Poke the Box
review by . March 05, 2011
What is the difference between those individuals who have significant accomplishments to their name, and those who you don't know because you've never heard of them? One of the factors is simple... they started. They didn't wait for permission or spend inordinate amounts of time planning to launch their ideas. They just got started. Seth Godin talks about this valuable skill in his latest book Poke the Box. At 85 pages, it's not a long read nor is it stuffed with endless programs …
review by . March 02, 2011
This book could, I suppose, have been rendered as a single blogpost: Go. Start something. Get to work. Turn your ideas into concrete action. Ship. The basic ideas don't need a book to explain them, even one that's only 85 pages long.    For me, just as important as Seth's reiteration of the above ideas is his exploration of how we -- as individuals and as a culture -- have been programed for compliance. Our jobs follow an industrial, factory-based model where we sit in cubes, …
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