The Dip – Week 5: 52 Books in 52 Weeks

September 3, 2007

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The DipI read another short book this week, The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick) by Seth Godin. Only 80+ pages, so it’s a very quick read. I liked that it’s a reminder of sorts to consciously focus on decisions and your “route” in life, but it stressed too much on being #1 or nothing. Through all my MBA classes I’ve become very conscious of learning to focus on what you’re good at, improving your strengths, and ignoring your weak areas since you’re not going to become great. So this book was just kind of a repetition of the “grow or divest” business strategy for your personal life, career etc. I wouldn’t buy it (as in purchase), but it was an OK reminder to quit monotony and not start things with zero future (that you’ll end up quitting).

The List: 52 Book | 52 Weeks