These are NOT the kinds of schools we should send our kids to

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Seth Godin from his book Linchpin “We train the factory workers of tomorrow. Our graduates are very good at following instructions”

There was never a need of a LINHPIN in the industrial era , this is why

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Seth Godin from his book All Marketers Are Liars “In a factory, doing a job that’s not yours is dangerous. Now, if you’re a linchpin, doing a job that’s not getting done is essential.”

Linchpins have mastered the art of saying NO , this is how

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Seth Godin from his book Linchpin “There are two ways the linchpin can use “No.” The first is to never use it. Amazingly there is a second kind of linchpin. This person says “no” all the time.”

This is when employees challenge the status quo

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Seth Godin from his book Linchpin “When people realize that they are not a cog in a machine, an easily replaceable commodity, they take the challenge and grow”

This is how a LINCHPIN views a marketplace

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Seth Godin from his book Linchpin “You can see your marketplace as being limited, a zero sum game, a place in order for one win person to win, another must lose. Or you can see it as unlimited.”

This is why a LINCHPIN carefully chooses a profession

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Seth Godin from his book Linchpin “If you want a job where it is okay to follow the rules, don’t be surprised if you get a job where following the rules is all you get to do”

This is the ONLY way to be indispensable

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Seth Godin from his book Linchpin “You become indispensable merely because you are different, but the only way to be indispensable is to be different. That’s because if you’re the same, so are plenty of other people“

This is why LINCHPINs stand out

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Seth Godin from his book Linchpin “Now the only way to stand out is to create something worth talking about, to treat people with respect and to have them spread the word”