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How does he do it?

he = Seth Godin

Allyn, where have you been?

I know. I have yet to be much of a storyteller as of late.

Let's briefly talk about Seth Godin, who has written a blog post daily for the past 9,458,969 days. Ok, that's a gross exaggeration, but it is something like 2+ decades, so it might as well be 9.5 million days.

How does he do it? I haven't searched out the direct answer (of which I am sure there is one), but I imagine it is like any of us would; one pant leg at a time. Except when he puts on his pants, he makes gold records. I love a good SNL reference.

That being said, I think one of his recent blog posts indirectly sums it up nicely:

It ends up being a situation where you see if you can write today, then tomorrow, then the week, month, etc., and when you stop to look back, you are a millionaire in blog years.

Although my ambition is a bit more pragmatic, I will set out to challenge myself to write a post, even if it is only a title and an accompanying sentence, every day for 60 days. Why 60 days? No real reason. It seems not insignificant but realistic. I have done similar personal challenges in the past year or so related to photography and A/V work, which yielded surprising results, so this should be a cinch, right?

Suffice it to say, time will tell.


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