Seth Godin on Blogging & Creativity

Over the last few months, I've made it a habit to read one life changing/extremely relatable article per day. Most days, I read more than one interesting article and tweet the link or post it to Facebook. Each of these articles teaches me something new, exposing me to schools of thought that I was previously unaware of. But as I read and assimilate new knowledge, older learnings fade away (I'm getting old & not liking it). And I feel there is a need to capture my learnings and thoughts and save them for the future :)

I've been reading Seth Godin's blog for a while now (thanks to the husband). While his daily posts are short and simple, they do have much knowledge enclosed in them and always make for very pleasant reading. I've always wondered how a busy man like him could find the time to blog (meaningfully) everyday, write so many books, speak at so many events. His recent interview posted at Pro Blogger answered some of my questions and also gave me a glimpse into his lifestyle and motivations. I love such articles in which life lessons are intertwined with business lessons and I do have quite a few take-aways from this one that I'd like to jot down.

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Why I think Chetan Bhagat is right & also wrong.

​Barely a day goes by without our dear CB getting into trouble on Twitter. Being on PST means that I get all the news at least 12 hours later. Some days, I piece together the story based on the many angry tweets floating on my timeline and I think - "Uh oh, what did he say now?". But most times, I just ignore the hullabaloo and carry on with my regular, daily routine of being a homemaker (we will come back to my usage of this word later!). 

Like always, I would've ignored his latest article "Home truths on career wives" published in The Times of India. But...

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