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Seth Godin’s Startup School: Distinct and Direct

On the final episode of Seth Godin’s Startup School we learn the importance of being distinct and direct. Seth explains why people at the top get hurt last, why e-mail is the best direct connection to your customers, and why it’s important to have your own distinct voice. Seth shares a technique to get an appointment with impossible to reach top decision makers, discusses why it’s better to act like you don’t have money now, and tells us why he’d rather spend 4 years writing a blog before writing a book in order to build an audience. He also talks about how not to get sued, giving people a souvenir to remember you by, and the rules on naming your company.

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Seth Godin’s Startup School: The ShipIt Journal

This week Seth takes the group through The ShipIt Journal. Seth talks about figuring out what the hard part of your project is, describes the difference between perfect and good enough, and explains why shame is the project killer.

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Seth Godin’s Startup School: The Dip

This week Seth talks about the ins and outs of The Dip. Seth explains why you shouldn’t start a project unless you are prepared to reach the end, how finding your fear will benefit in the long run, and answers questions from the group regarding The Dip. Be sure to pick up a copy Seth’s book The Dip.

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Seth Godin’s Startup School: Tactics

Learn about the tactics that will make your dream into a business on today’s episode of Seth Godin’s Startup School. Seth discusses the Yellow Pages, WTF with Marc Maron, and the roadblock in pricing. Seth also talks about cheerleading, having a partner who will have your back, and explains the purpose of a Cap Table.