Top 10 Quotes by Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki

Hockey is the only thing that I'm not good at that I love.

Guy Kawasaki
Klout and various measurements of influence are fun. I love to see where I score on them, but there's a computer algorithm behind the calculation. If there's an algorithm, it can be gamed. Even if it's not gameable, you have to take a leap of faith that the number of followers, retweets, mentions, whatever really mean something.
Guy Kawasaki

An MBA is a great degree for career paths like investment banking, finance, consulting, and large companies. An MBA is not necessarily the right path for starting a tech company. You should be building a prototype, not getting an MBA in that case.

Guy Kawasaki
Steve [Jobs] proves that it's OK to be an asshole... He just has a different OS.
Guy Kawasaki

A magnificent cause can overcome a prickly personality, but your ability to enchant people increases if they like you, so you should aspire to both. You’ll know that you’re likeable when you can communicate freely, casually, and comfortably with people.

Guy Kawasaki
There was no "decision" per se to re-position myself. I simply decided that I wanted to write a book that would help people influence others.
Guy Kawasaki

A crash is when your competitor's program dies. When your program dies, it is an 'idiosyncrasy'.

Guy Kawasaki
Revolutionary products don't fail because they are shipped too early. They fail because they aren't revised fast enough.
Guy Kawasaki

A good idea is about ten percent and implementation and hard work, and luck is 90 percent.

Guy Kawasaki
If you're in enough places at enough times, then some of them are bound to be the right ones.