Poke the Box

  • by Seth Godin
  • Narrated by Seth Godin
  • 2 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

We send our kids to school and obsess about their test scores, their behavior, and their ability to fit in. We post a help-wanted ad and look for experience, famous colleges, and a history of avoiding failure. We invest in companies based on how they did last quarter, not on what they’re going to do tomorrow. So why are we surprised when it all falls apart?
Our economy is not static, but we act as if it is. Your position in the world is defined by what you instigate, how you provoke, and what you learn from the events you cause. In a world filled with change, that’s what matters - your ability to create and learn from change.
Poke the Box is a manifesto about producing something that’s scarce, and thus valuable. It demands that you stop waiting for a road map and start drawing one instead. You know how to do this, you’ve done it before, but along the way, someone talked you out of it. We need your insight and your dreams and your contributions. Hurry.


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An Excellent Book by Seth Godin

Poke The Box is a book that needed to be written. It's exactly THIS book that should be part of a school curriculum. It's exactly THIS book that everyone needs to read. Whether you read it and toss it aside, or read it and let it propel you into launching a project or shipping your idea off to the masses to be poked, prodded, groped and fondled, it needs to be read!
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- Charlene Allison

If you need a helping hand to imitate your big idea read this book !

If you need a helping hand to imitate your big idea read this book !


Why we should take action
Why the most successful people fail the most
Why it's riskier to take no action
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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-03-2011
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio