15 episodes

Seth Godin is a thought leader in the marketing and business world. In this rare live recording, hear Seth as he guides thirty entrepreneurs through a workshop exploring how they can build and run their dream business.

Seth Godin's Startup School Earwolf

    • Business
    • 4.5, 373 Ratings

Seth Godin is a thought leader in the marketing and business world. In this rare live recording, hear Seth as he guides thirty entrepreneurs through a workshop exploring how they can build and run their dream business.

    15 Distinct and Direct

    15 Distinct and Direct

    On the final episode of Seth Godin’s Startup School we learn the importance of being distinct and direct. Seth explains why people at the top get hurt last, why e-mail is the best direct connection to your customers, and why it’s important to have your own distinct voice. Seth shares a technique to get an appointment with impossible to reach top decision makers, discusses why it’s better to act like you don’t have money now, and tells us why he’d rather spend 4 years writing a blog before writing a book in order to build an audience. He also talks about how not to get sued, giving people a souvenir to remember you by, and the rules on naming your company.

    • 28 min
    14 The ShipIt Journal

    14 The ShipIt Journal

    This week Seth takes the group through The ShipIt Journal. Seth talks about figuring out what the hard part of your project is, describes the difference between perfect and good enough, and explains why shame is the project killer.

    • 38 min
    13 Building The Truth

    13 Building The Truth

    On this week’s episode of Seth Godin’s Startup School we learn how to build the truth and why trust is at the heart of all transactions. Seth discusses why Amazon is successful, the difference between a CFO & COO, and the importance of an advisory board.

    • 16 min
    12 The Dip

    12 The Dip

    This week Seth talks about the ins and outs of The Dip . Seth explains why you shouldn’t start a project unless you are prepared to reach the end, how finding your fear will benefit in the long run, and answers questions from the group regarding The Dip. Be sure to pick up a copy Seth’s book The Dip .

    • 22 min
    11 Cash Flow

    11 Cash Flow

    On this week’s episode of Seth Godin’s Startup School we learn how to solve the cash flow problem. Seth discusses why people are rarely motivated by money, how people can’t tell you what to do if you don’t run out of cash, and raising money & treating it as it’s the last money you’ll ever have.

    • 17 min
    10 Tactics

    10 Tactics

    Learn about the tactics that will make your dream into a business on today’s episode of Seth Godin’s Startup School. Seth discusses the Yellow Pages, WTF with Marc Maron, and the roadblock in pricing. Seth also talks about cheerleading, having a partner who will have your back, and explains the purpose of a Cap Table.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
373 Ratings

373 Ratings

candiem28 ,

Timeless and relevant

When I first came across this podcast series I noticed it was from 2012 and thought to myself it’s probably not relevant anymore and boy was I wrong! Super good timeless content - do a deep dive into this one. It’s really good. Take notes too. He has a way of asking questions you’ll find yourself pondering long after the episode.

melvyn kim ,

Clear and valuable

Seth does a fantastic job breaking down and articulating concepts and approaches that impact all entrepreneurs. Wish there were more episodes.

The GTB ,

Wonderful podcast

I learn something new each time I listen to this series of shows. It should be mandatory listening for entrepreneurs and freelancers. Yes, Seth sounds arrogant. But he also drops lots of wisdom. Take the wheat. Disregard the chaff. Get to work.

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