Its message is that no matter if youre a pizza cook a shaman or a 30-year Member of the Board its time to make something--something that matters--happen. If these terms seem weird and foreign to you thats understandable. Godin introduces a number of great concepts in Linchpin that may just become a part of your mental vocabulary and he does an excellent job of explaining them in detail. Entire corporations are built around a linchpin or more likely a scattering of them essential individuals who are worth holding on to. Get the books key points in 21 minutes or less. Ad No time to read. Linchpin is Seth Godins challenge to do your lifes best work. This is a book you should read regardless of where you work or what you do. Get the books key points in 21 minutes or less. They invent lead regardless of title connect others make things happen and create order out of chaos. After graduation he worked for Spinnaker Software as a manager for three years. Read our 4-minute summary of Linchpin by Seth Godin to find out how you can make yourself indispensable at work and succeed in your career. Make my own map. Ad No time to read. The more value you create in your job the fewer clock minutes of labor you actually spend creating that value Artists people who generate insights instead of follow processes and manuals are valued higher in. The linchpin is indispensable. Ad Browse new releases best sellers or classics Find your next favourite book. He was born on July 10 1960 in Mount Vernon New York US. Always give more than I take. Godin obtained a degree in computer science from the Tufts University.