Are You a Sheep? Are You Sheepwalking?

sheep.jpg Seth Godin has a provocative post on sheepwalking and sheep. Sheep are:

people who have been raised to be obedient and [are given] a braindead job and enough fear to keep them in line.

Most people (Seth implies) are sheep.

The solution? Seth thinks it is three-fold:

Step one is to give the problem a name …. Step two is for anyone who sees themself in this mirror to realize that you can always stop. You can always claim the career you deserve merely by refusing to walk down the same path as everyone else just because everyone else is already doing it.

The biggest step, though, comes from anyone who teaches or hires. And that’s to embrace non-sheep behavior, to reward it and cherish it. As we’ve seen just about everywhere there’s been growth lately, that’s where the good stuff happens.

Read the entire post here.


February 19, 2007. life, Passion, personal, Personal Development, Work.

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