In school, we teach kids to try out, to work to make the cut, to suck it up and give up when they don’t. We forget to teach them that the better approach (the adult, real world >approach) is to just start your own team. – Seth Godin
Wherever I sit is the head of the table. – Attributed to, in descending order, Don Quixote, Winston Churchill, HL Mencken
For those of us that live startups, starting our own team comes naturally. It’s the topic of Seth Godin’s marketing blog today.
Godin’s insights are worth following, though, his apparently self-imposed requirement to publish daily, means the value of his comments can be a bit uneven.
Twitter CEO Dick Colstolo explains Twitter’s position on take-down orders and the state of the company. When asked whether there will be a Twitter IPO to follow Facebook, he just stonewalls.