Quick Quotes Weekly | The Punish Geoff Edition

SmarterThanIAm.com. Today, I want to use it to try to do some good.Note: Normally, I use Fridays as a chance to share some of my favorite quotations from my weekly reading over at

Geoff Livingston is looking to let us torment him to raise money to help the homeless. Keeping with the regular format, I am going to share some killer quotes from Geoff’s recent blog tour supporting the launch of his new book Welcome to the Fifth Estate. There is some seriously smart stuff here and if you like what you see (or if you just want to do a good deed) click here to donate.*


Remain teachable. The ability to adapt keeps us relevant.

Geoff Livingston <— Click To Read More Smart Stuff and click here to donate!


Building relationships from within a community is a more reliable strategy than using a leaderboard list.

Geoff Livingston <— Click To Read More Smart Stuff and click here to donate!


Let’s face facts. Most online content is lousy.

It’s too focused on the content creator. It doesn’t make the lives of readers, listeners, and viewers better.

Understanding the middle ground between your company and the customer opens the door to value creation.

Geoff Livingston <— Click To Read More Smart Stuff and click here to donate!


By combining the ubiquity of media creation devices with training, it’s becoming possible for nearly anyone to become not just a citizen journalist, but a journalist in their own right.

Brian Conley (Hat tip to Geoff Livingston) <— Click To Read More Smart Stuff and click here to donate!


Technology became a tool to accomplish the community’s larger purposes and needs, rather than a shiny “must-have” object.

Geoff Livingston <— Click To Read More Smart Stuff and click here to donate!


The most important capability is the deceptively simple ability to execute tactically

Geoff Livingston <— Click To Read More Smart Stuff and click here to donate!


I’ll be back next week with your regularly scheduled quotations, but I am a sucker for good causes and self-deprecation. If you like what you read or you just want to help, be sure to go and donate.

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