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Akimbo: A Podcast from Seth Godin on Smash Notes

Akimbo: A Podcast from Seth Godin podcast.

December 28, 2019

Akimbo is an ancient word, from the bend in the river or the bend in an archer's bow. It's become a symbol for strength, a posture of possibility, the idea that when we stand tall, arms bent, looking right at it, we can make a difference.Akimbo's a podcast about our culture and about how we can change it. About seeing what's happening and choosing to do something.The culture is real, but it can be changed. You can bend it.



Episodes with Smash Notes

Everyone wants to write a hit, own a hit, be in a hit. And the rest of us want to watch, read and engage with hits. But where do hits come from? And how?

And high heels

A mysterious ailment, a convenient place to hide, and most of all, it’s all invented.

And the clouds in front of us

​​Isn’t this what we truly want? To be seen, to be heard, to be understood…

No neutral algorithms

Who’s up, who’s down? The drama of our lives is narrated by our perception of where we stand. Most of our energy, money and time goes into grooming ourselves into the status role where we believe we belong.

It’s still about status roles

The successful grand opening is rare. But we keep trying. We make it dumber, louder, more predictable, sacrificing nuance in exchange for a chance at mass...(rebroadcast)

Get your own peanut butter cup

I hope you can see what I’m saying

A good product isn't nearly enough