Seth Godin — Full Stop Failure

Paul Montreal
Feb 28, 2016 · 14 min read
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Paul: I suspect that there is a time in everyone’s life when all the conditions for who they will become are in place. This picture represents that specific time for me…

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Paul age 11
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Cornered, Doomed and Done. Illustration by Toni Roberts.

Cornered, Doomed & Done

I didn’t understand that there was an alternative

It’s not fair

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Hope and fear. Who’s got your ear? Illustration by Toni Roberts.

Nonsense

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So many potential captions, so little space. Seth in canoe. Photo by Jill Greenberg.

900 rejection letters

A lockbox, enough money to keep going

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Seth and Family

Pick yourself

How dare I waste it. How dare anyone.

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Seth, Seth’s jazzy shorts, Dad and Great Grandmother

Shipping art that touches people is my process

The 10,000 hour rule is legit

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Don’t let the lizard brain run amok. Illustration by Toni Roberts.

What you need to do right now

Go Fail



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