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Best quotes from "The Freaks Shall Inherit The Earth" by Chris Brogan

A list of great quotes we can use to propagandise the approach presented by @chrisbrogan in the book.

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To Violette and Harold ... - dedication by Chris

To Violette and Harold ... - dedication by Chris

To Violette and Harold, who are the best freaks I know.
To anyone who’s ever felt like the misfit or the weirdo:
you will inherit the earth (with some work).

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What is this book? (from the Forward)

What is this book? (from the Forward)

I hope this book is a battle cry, a belief that “I can totally do this,” and a sense of support, especially if you’re not getting it elsewhere.

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Big question for you - (Forward)

Big question for you - (Forward)

Are you someone who really wants to blend in and be part of the background, or do you secretly have a wild side, maybe a hidden tattoo, and are awaiting the battle cry?

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What success means to you.

What success means to you.

"If you make your dreams a lot more flexible, maybe you'll find more than one bite of success along the way"

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Page 3 Catchcry

Page 3 Catchcry

Stay the freak that you are!

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Page 8 Advice

Page 8 Advice

freaks aren’t always easy to spot.

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From May 6, 2014 Post by Chris Brogan

From May 6, 2014 Post by Chris Brogan

"Blessed be the freaks who choose to be owners. It’s a gorgeous world you’re inheriting."

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Page 10 Big perspective

Page 10 Big perspective

Business is about belonging.

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Don't lose your powerful edge (p 11)

Don't lose your powerful edge (p 11)

"Yet we tend to create complexities that try to smother that sense of belonging, or we attempt to be all things to everyone. And all that does is to make us lose our powerful edge. When you make it your business to find the people who are the same kind of freak as you, you’ll profit from serving that community in some form or fashion."

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Solid spine

Solid spine

"the folks with the “solid spine” have learned how to be weird and run a business."

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A special individual

A special individual

"It takes a special individual to understand business yet retain a wild, creative mind. You have to understand how to create value that someone wants to pay for, yet try never to “settle” for something less than what you know to be what you want and can do and feel passionate about making happen."

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Success comes to you from weird places sometimes.

Success comes to you from weird places sometimes.

Keep an open mind about what you want, what is possible, and which path to take to get there. Opportunities may arise where you least expect them, and the path may be different from the one you chartered, but the outcome might be better than you ever expected.

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Fall in Love with Not Knowing!

Fall in Love with Not Knowing!

But that's one of the ways you will inherit the life you intend to live and the business that best suits you. You have to fall in love with starting with a blank sheet of paper, with the absolute lack of a useful textbook or model. You have to fall in love with not knowing.