Igor Stojanov's Reviews > The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit

The Dip by Seth Godin
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it was ok

Short and repetitive book with many unnecessary examples. All the knowledge is very obvious and in some cases not useful. There were however a few useful tips.

The author claims that we all have to aim to be #1 at something. If we can't get there, we might as well quit.

Every new adventure starts with a positive slope of excitement, but after a while, it regresses to a dip where we have to evaluate the possible new trajectory of the adventure. Here we need to have foresight whether we are leading into a dead-end or there is a possibility of growth. If it's a dead-end, then we better quit. If it is just a temporary dip, we better stick it out.

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Reading Progress

October 1, 2018 – Shelved
October 1, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
June 9, 2019 – Started Reading
June 10, 2019 – Finished Reading

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