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Whether you’re a graphic designer, a sales rep, an athlete, or an aspiring CEO, this fun little book will help you figure out if you’re in a Dip that’s worthy of your time, effort, and talents.
My argument is that we often quit the wrong things at the wrong time, and getting better at seeing what matters can transform your career and your work.
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This is so on point! Never give up on your dream and when it gets hard keep pushing through to the finish line, it’s worth it! Thanks for the insight.
The Dip is a short book about an overlooked topic: when to quit.
Haven’t read the book, but I know I’ll never give up on my dream..Great book to read.
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“A woodpecker can tap twenty times on a thousand trees and get nowhere, but stay busy.
“And yet the real success goes to those who obsess.
“The essential thing to know about the Dip is that it’s there.
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To make it a proper Dip Hop, we’re bringing back The Juicy J for one night only! It’s The Dip’s take on a ‘Juicy Lucy’ burger – the beef patty is filled with gooey American cheese and served with onions, pickles, tomato, lettuce and TRIPPY SAUCE.
However, I think he overstates the case when he says Quests (like Crick & Watson’s search for DNA) don’t have measurable progress.  They do, but it is a matter of personal growth and accumulated wisdom, not the usual business metrics.  Even though we may not reach what we thought we were aiming for, a worthy Quest enobles us and ends up benefiting humanity.
According to bestselling author Seth Godin, what really sets superstars apart from everyone else is the ability to escape dead ends quickly, while staying focused and motivated when it really counts.
Whether you’re a graphic designer, a sales rep, an athlete, or an aspiring CEO, this fun little book will help you figure out if you’re in a Dip that’s worthy of your time, effort, and talents.
Seth Godin is an entrepreneur, a sought-after lecturer, a monthly columnist for Fast Company, and an all-around business gadfly.
The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick) (2007) is the tenth published book by Seth Godin.[1] It is a 76 page book that illustrates the concept of "the dip"—a temporary setback that can be overcome with persistence—and how to recognize if you are within one worth pushing through, or one worth quitting.
Five months later, Godin posted another entry titled "Understanding Local Max," in which he presented another success curve—this time nearly identical to the one that appears in his book—and analyzed the hypothetical conversation that would occur at four points on the curve.[4] In addition to being the basis behind The Dip, the entry was also included in Small is the new Big, a collection of short pieces from his blog.
In early March, Godin launched a companion blog to The Dip titled "The Dip Blog," in which he released details about the book and gave illustrative examples.[8] On his subsequent book tour, Godin agreed to come any place where people bought 2,500 copies of his book.[9] Godin made stops in 15 cities, totaling 37,500 books.
The rough idea for The Dip first materialized on Godin’s blog.[2] On an entry titled "The four curves of want and get," Godin shows four curves representing patterns of adoption.[3] He ends the post with "How do you avoid killing something too early, or celebrating too early.
Godin first makes the assertion that "being the best in the world is seriously underrated," although he defines the term ‘best’ as "best for them based on what they believe and what they know," and ‘world’ as "the world they have access to." He supports this by illustrating that vanilla ice cream is almost four times as popular as the next-most popular ice cream, further stating that this is seen in Zipf’s Law.
The lifter is intimidated by how heavy the weight feels after a heavy clean and starts to doubt whether he will be able to jerk the weight.
Image 3 "Andy Littler Clean & Jerk 172.5Kg" by Paul Furness. Attribution-NonCommercial License.
The lifter may have been shocked by the difficulty of the clean and will therefore be put in a bad psychological position as he or she thinks about starting the jerk.
But his effort is usually not enough to properly jerk a heavy weight since the force that could have been obtained in a quick jerk is no longer available.
Learn to change direction quickly and you will be able to jerk anything you can clean.
Then the lifter realizes that he indeed has to jerk the barbell, so the upward thrust is made as vigorously as he can.
He is trying to jerk a heavy weight with a dead bar and far too little initial drive.
The latest book, Poke The Box is a call to action about the initiative you’re taking – in your job or in your life, and Seth once again breaks the traditional publishing model by releasing it through The Domino Project.
An instant bestseller, the book that brings all of Seth’s ideas together.
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The buffalo wings are probably the most authentic buffalo wings I've had in Australia (not exactly the same, but good nonetheless,) the pulled pork nachos are the bomb, all the hot dogs are pretty damn delicious (I recommend the Lev's Dawg or Big Windy,) and the burgers are succulent.
Then the table's ready, and though technically there's no service, the service is great – you get shown to a spot on the lethargic restaurant floor and start drinking beer and digging in to the fare: grilled sweetcorn, hot wings and celery, a bangin' pulled pork nachos – the one clear standout.
Oh the menu – of course that's what it's all about right? These are some fun dogs! There's a Chicago-style dog (of course made with the city's very own Vienna Beef), a buffalo dog and my favorite the West Virginia Dog complete with chili and coleslaw (a must try!) I was dragged away from the desert options, but it's true they've got the fried twinkie on the menu if you're not too full from the dogs.
In the event you need another reason to come here, I can tell you that they have a huge selection of hot dogs and toppings (the most impressive I've seen in LA) and there is never a ridiculous wait (like certain other overrated hot dog joints.) It's a great location right on Ventura Blvd.
I suspect that the owner thinks that serving hot dogs in this location will open up his potential lunch market, but with these prices, I'm loyal to Weinerschnitzel…we all know what are in hot dogs, and trust and believe, it's NOT worth the prices that they charge.
As you probably know, Warren Buffett has made his fortune being “greedy when others are fearful.”  Billionaire Jeffrey Ubben, of ValueAct Capital Management, has been quoted as saying “as soon as a company falls out of bed, for whatever reason, we can go right to our old notes.”  Ubben bought a $1 billion stake in 21st Century Fox Fox when the stock fell last July, in reaction to Fox’s bid for Time Warner Time Warner.
Below the title, there is Oscar Karlweis, a most appealing Viennese actor (and important on Broadway as Jacobowsky in the original production of "Jacobowsky and the Colonel," in the role Danny Kaye played in the film), Jean Casto (her only film role; she originated the role in "Pal Joey" (1940) that made Elaine Stritch a star in the 1952 revival — which co-starred Lionel Stander!).
Even after considerable gains last month, analysts remain bullish on Monster with an average price target of $94.50, 8 percent above where the stock trades today, according to FactSet.
Dan Genter, whose RNC Genter Capital Management handles nearly $5 billion in discretionary assets, said long-term investors should not view pullbacks as the only opportunities to enter the market.
The online review site’s outperformance has been helped by bullish sentiment from analysts who predict the price could increase by at least 10 percent on average.
Munson said investors who have globally diversified portfolios, including stocks and bonds, are positioned to take on a market correction.
Monster’s stock is up 34 percent, benefiting largely from Coca-Cola’s announcement that it was buying a 16.7 percent stake, worth $2 billion, in the company.
Pharmaceuticals are another winning group of stocks since the market’s recent low.
The stock remains a favorite among analysts who predict its price could surge 62 percent to $475 on average.
Cloud company Rackspace is also up 14 percent, helped by a new stake from activist investor Blue Harbour Group.
an activity performed by strippers whereby the dancer crouches down over a male patron's lap and briefly pops her stanky vagina over his exposed cock.
usually you will see them turn there booty to you and touch there toes and make a waving action up until they've reach regular posture.
The (quite possibly, misguided) theory being that this minimises the chance of contracting STDs or unwanted pregnancy.
I went to Juliet's last night and that old, anorexic stripper gave me the dip! i only had to slip her a single.
KMP’s Terminals business saw a 25% increase in segment earnings to $247 million, largely thanks to the addition of the American Petroleum Tankers assets; while Kinder Morgan Canada saw segment earnings of $50 million, up from $44 million last year, largely due to changes in the exchange rate.
Meals that are informal, fun, and tasty, specializing in hot toasted lobster rolls, steamed lobster dinners, and seafood specialties.
Could you be getting in your way of producing great work? Have you started a project but never finished? Would you like to do work that matters, but don’t know where to start?The answer is Do the Work, a manifesto by best-selling author Steven Pressfield, that will show you that it’s not about better ideas, it’s about actually doing the work.
Drawing on real-life anecdotes and scientific research that shows why the early hours of the day are so important, Vanderkam reveals how successful people use mornings to help them accomplish things that are often impossible to take care of later in the day.
What do Starbucks and JetBlue and KrispyKreme and Apple and DutchBoy and Kensington and Zespri and Hard Candy have that you don’t? How do they continue to confound critics and achieve spectacular growth, leaving behind former tried-and true brands to gasp their last? Face it, the checklist of tired P’s marketers have used for decades to get their product noticed – Pricing, Promotion, Publicity, to name a few – aren’t working anymore.
These people invent, lead (regardless of title), connect others, make things happen, and create order out of chaos.
Stop marketing at people! Turn your ideas into epidemics – ideaviruses – by helping your customers do the marketing for you.
In this, his first audiobook, Tony Hsieh – the widely admired CEO of Zappos, the online shoe retailer -explains how he created a unique culture and commitment to service that aims to improve the lives of its employees, customers, vendors, and backers.
Hardcore entrepreneurs, small-business owners, people stuck in day jobs who want to get out, and artists who don’t want to starve anymore will all find valuable inspiration and guidance in these pages.
Seth Godin, one of today’s most influential business thinkers, writes best-selling books like Purple Cow and All Marketers Are Liars.
In Crush It! Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion, Gary Vaynerchuk shows you how to use the power of the Internet to turn your real interests into real businesses.
The book calls for end of "mass" and for the beginning of offering people more choices, more interests, and giving them more authority to operate in ways that reflect their own unique values.
According to best-selling author Seth Godin, what really sets superstars apart from everyone else is the ability to escape dead ends quickly while staying focused and motivated when it really counts.
Stay up to date on all your favorite food news, connect with other diners, and share your food and drink photos.
Urbanspoon restaurant guides are a great way to keep track of your favourite restaurants and share them with others.
After a significant dip in the price of a security or stock index, investors should increase positions or purchase different stocks to capitalize on what is seen as an eventual upswing.
Like all trading strategies, buying the dips is not a sure thing, because some stock price drops are due to negative changes in the underlying company’s fundamentals.
For example, investors who followed this strategy around the bursting of the dotcom bubble may have lost a lot of money because many internet companies lacked a proper revenue-generating business model.
By purchasing stocks right after a dip, investors are essentially buying shares at a discounted sale price.
The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle.
Who is going to pay much attention to the 1,000,001 ranked book reviewer on Amazon? People who behave this way are usually suffering from the procrastination, bureaucracy, ugly duckling or disbelief stalls (see The 2,000 Percent Solution).
So what should you quit and what should you stick to? That is up to you but reading this book will help you make those crucial decisions.
Whether you’re a graphic designer, a sales rep, an athlete, or an aspiring CEO, this fun little book will help you figure out if you’re in a Dip that’s worthy of your time, effort, and talents.
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Is what you’re facing a ‘blip’ – or is your plan flawed in some way that wasn’t immediately obvious when you started out? I’m not a businessperson but would recommend this to other freelance writers like me, plus to friends who are photographers, illustrators etc who have – after early success and a buzz around their name – become stuck in a hand-to-mouth existence that stopped being fun – and lucrative! – long ago… Yes, the Dip is a smidge repetitive, but if you’re stubborn enough to need to read this book, you’re probably the kind of person who needs things drummed into you! By the end, I’d got the message.
The Dip: The Extraordinary Benefits of Knowing When to Quit and over 2 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle .