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The Dip Audiobook

The Dip

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Publisher's Summary

Every new project (or job, or hobby, or company) starts out exciting and fun. Then it gets harder and less fun, until it hits a low point: really hard, and not much fun at all.

And then you find yourself asking if the goal is even worth the hassle. Maybe you're in a Dip: a temporary setback that you will overcome if you keep pushing. But maybe it's really a Cul-de-Sac, which will never get better, no matter how hard you try.

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.

Winners quit fast, quit often, and quit without guilt: until they commit to beating the right Dip for the right reasons. In fact, winners seek out the Dip. They realize that the bigger the barrier, the bigger the reward for getting past it. If you can become number one in your niche, you'll get more than your fair share of profits, glory, and long-term security.

Losers, on the other hand, fall into two basic traps. Either they fail to stick out the Dip - they get to the moment of truth and then give up - or they never even find the right Dip to conquer.

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. If you are, The Dip will inspire you to hang tough. If not, it will help you find the courage to quit so you can be number one at something else.

Seth Godin doesn't claim to have all the answers. But he will teach you how to ask the right questions.

©2007 Seth Godin; (P)2007 Audible, Inc.

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    W H Cushman 06-14-16
    W H Cushman 06-14-16
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    "Concise, thought provoking, helpful"

    This book challenges some basic assumptions about quitting things and gives a helpful framework for deciding whether to press on our quit. I found it challenging and thought provoking. I highly recommend it.

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    Tianyu Guo 06-08-16
    Tianyu Guo 06-08-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great book. Might change my life"

    While reading the book, i used the techque to decide wether quite my project or not. Really useful, especially the list of questions that author suggest us to ask ourself when quiting.

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    private Anaheim, CA, United States 05-11-16
    private Anaheim, CA, United States 05-11-16
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    "Like the Title, Book Gets Better After "The Dip""

    I really struggled to finish this audio book, at first. Some of it sounded long and rambling, but the last 20 minutes... it clicked. Recommend it for that last 20-30 minutes.

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    Rafal Kozlowski 04-24-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great guide about quitting"

    I love this small book. Nice guide about quitting. It is good to know if the time is now and if it is to good idea to quit project, company, idea etc.

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    Rodney 04-22-16
    Rodney 04-22-16
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    "Sensational!"

    Loved every minute of it. Wish there was more. Who can't benefit from insight delivered so seamless. Thanks Seth!

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    morgant2421 04-18-16
    morgant2421 04-18-16 Member Since 2016
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    "hits the right spot"

    Giving me an insights into my present situation and how I should deal with it.

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    maisa olivera 03-08-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Excellent Career Advices and Guidance"

    Whether you are questioning your current role, evaluating some recent changes or contemplating with a resignation this audiobook will help you make up your mind in the right direction. my favorite quote : "average is for losers" . Hope you will enjoy the coaching

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    Thomas 03-03-16
    Thomas 03-03-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Real talk!"

    Sometimes you need the obvious to slap you in the face. Great book to help you make tough decisions.

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    Mahmoud 01-27-16
    Mahmoud 01-27-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Short book stating the obvious"

    This good short book states the obvious. It is simply trying to differentiate between being down in job and you feel like it is not your day and feel like it is not your job and you have to quit.

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    Juan Lauro Aguirre Austin, TX 09-26-15
    Juan Lauro Aguirre Austin, TX 09-26-15 Member Since 2012

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    "Is it time to quit ?"

    Maybe you won't have a definitive answer but surely this audio book will give you tools to ponder and come up with the right answer for you and your clients.

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