I think a lot of it was because companies were resistant to change vendors.
Arguably, in business books, I don't think there's much that has never been said before.
The real question is who will innovate.
Enchantment can be done with writing but I think enchantment is basically a prospective or an operating system for life. That you can enchant a person who is assigning your airplane seat, your hotel room, your waiter, your waitress.
Simple and to the point is always the best way to get your point across.
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. Youâ€™ll know that youâ€™re likeable when you can communicate freely, casually, and comfortably with people.
Crowdsourcing is a great way to approach creation because in any given point there's always somebody on the Internet who knows something better than you do.
Smart, well-meaning people get it wrong when they start believing that the world owes them something and that the rules are different for them.
Create something, sell it, make it better, sell it some more and then create something that obsoletes what you used to make.
The secret of evangelism is Guy's golden touch - whatever is gold, Guy touches. Thatâ€™s very different than saying whatever Guy touches turns gold.
'Branding' has taken on too much of a role as a specialized craft performed by voodoo artists.
Organizations are successful because of good implementation,not good business plans.
I hope [Apple is] creating a computer that is to the Macintosh what the Macintosh was to Apple II. That's the test, that's the main thing.
Leverage your brand. You shouldn't let two guys in a garage eat your shorts.
Instant success are seldom instant and if you talk to the people behind these successes, you'll find out that they came after months of fear, uncertainty and confusion along with a flagrant lack of adoption.
I do have a peripatetic and active intellectual curiosity.
Great teams are usually small-under fifty in total head count. (There are few examples of a team made up of hundreds of people who created anything revolutionary.) Big teams aren't conducive to revolutionary products because such products require a high degree of single-mindedness, unity, and unreas
I think that no one, or very few, are born as good presenters. It's a skill that you learn.
A good idea is about ten percent and implementation and hard work, and luck is 90 percent.
Entrepreneurship is not for everyone.
I am a bozo.
Knowledge is great. Competence is great. But the combination of both encourages people to trust you and increases your powers of enchantment. And in this world, the combination is a breath of fresh air.
What I lack in talent, I compensate with my willingness to grind it out,
The A-listers and the A+ listers, are reporting the news, they're not making it.
I don't "need" the rush to be happy. I'd be perfectly happy without the attention and action.
A good idea is about ten percent and implementation and hard work, and luck is 90 percent. Guy Kawasak
Writing a book is as different from digital curation as night and day. Digital curation is a series of split-second decisions: good/no good. It can even be done algorithmically. Writing is process-intensive activity.
A 50-year-old company can innovate as well as two guys/gals in a garage.
Greatness is won, not awarded.
How fast you are moving is more important than where you are.