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About Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. Formerly, he was an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and chief evangelist of Apple. He is also the author of The Art of Social Media, The Art of the Start, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur, Enchantment, and nine other books. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.

Caleb Gardner: Being @BarackObama and Leading in a Turbulent World

I’m Guy Kawasaki, and this is Remarkable People. Our team is on a mission to make you remarkable. Helping me in this episode is the remarkable Caleb Gardner. He’s worked side by side with startups, global nonprofits, Fortune 100 clients, and even a past president, Barack Obama. In fact, for more than three years [...]

Abraham Paskowitz: The Life Lessons of Surfing

I’m Guy Kawasaki, and this is Remarkable People. I’m on a mission to make you remarkable. Helping me in this episode is the remarkable Abraham Paskowitz. Abraham’s father, Dorian–or Doc–Paskowitz, was a Stanford-educated doctor who lived and surfed in Israel, Hawaii (with Duke Kahanamoku), and California. Abraham was born in Hawaii and moved to [...]

Ayelet Fishbach: The Art of Goals, Incentives, and Motivation

I’m Guy Kawasaki, and this is Remarkable People. I’m on a mission to make you remarkable. Helping me in this episode is the remarkable Ayelet Fishbach. She is an expert in motivation and decision-making. More precisely, Ayelet is a Behavioral Science and Marketing professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She [...]

Pamela Hawley: How to Foster Volunteerism and Social Activism

In this episode, the remarkable Pamela Hawley will share how to change the world through volunteering and social activism. She is a pioneer in modern ways to optimize global philanthropy. She is a winner of the Jefferson Award, the Nobel Prize in Community Service, and she was a finalist for Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur [...]

Doug DeMuro: The Inside Scoop on Cars

You may know that I love cars, and if you didn’t, you do now. Today’s guest is Doug DeMuro, who not only loves cars, but he has made this passion the foundation of his success and career. Doug received an economics degree from Emory University in Atlanta. After graduation, he spent three years working [...]

Esther Dyson: What’s After Success

Esther Dyson is the executive founder of Wellville, a 10-year national nonprofit project aimed at achieving equitable well-being for people. She is a leading angel investor focused on health care, open government, digital technology, biotechnology, and outer space. During the personal computer days, when I was Apple in the 1980s, she was the most [...]

Margaret O’Mara: What We Can Learn From History

Margaret O’Mara is the Howard & Frances Keller Endowed Professor of History at the University of Washington. She received her BA in English and History from Northwestern University and her MA and Ph.D. in History from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to her academic career, she was a staff member to President Bill Clinton [...]

Gloria Romero

Gloria Romero is a Professor Emeritus of psychology at California State University and was the first woman ever to hold the position of Majority Leader of the California State Senate. Gloria also served as chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee on Education, making her a powerful voice on education policy in California. [...]

John Biewen

John Biewen is a journalist and documentarian. He directs the audio program at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University where he produces the two-time Peabody Award-nominated podcast, Scene on Radio. This podcast dares to ask the hard questions. It goes deep and covers topics such as: What is the origin of racism? [...]

Dominic Lieven

Dominic Lieven is an award-winning historian and scholar. He was a lecturer, senior lecturer, and professor at the London School of Economics from 1978 to 2011. He was head of the department of government there from 2001 to 2004 and head of the department of international history from 2009-2011. Dominic graduated from Cambridge [...]

Jennifer Kerns

Today’s remarkable guest is Dr. Jennifer Kerns and our topic is the implications of the overturning of Roe versus Wade by the US Supreme Court. Suffice it to say that the sky is truly falling for women’s reproductive rights. Jennifer is a practicing OB/GYN and an Associate Professor at the University of California San [...]

Zoe Chance

Zoe Chance is a behavioral scientist at the Yale School of Management and one of its most popular instructors. She worked her way up from telemarketing and door-to-door sales to managing Mattel’s Barbie brand’s $200 million business to Yale. Zoe’s research has been published in The New York Times, BBC, The Economist, and the [...]

Frederick Joseph

Frederick Joseph is the founder and CEO of We Have Stories. This is a non-profit creative agency that supports projects to foster greater equality in the world. In this episode, you’ll see how little I know about current black culture, but at least I know what I don’t know. And I’m willing to learn. [...]

Marshall Goldsmith

Marshall Goldsmith is the most famous executive coach in the world. He has worked with some of the highest-profile leaders including the CEOs of Pfizer, Ford, Best Buy, and the World Bank. Marshall is the only two-time winner of the Thinkers 50 Award for #1 Leadership Thinker in the World, and he has [...]

Dr. Dana Suskind

Today’s guest is Dr. Dana Suskind, and she is truly remarkable because her ultimate goal is to help all children reach their full potential…and she is doing just that. Dana is a pediatric otolaryngologist who specializes in hearing loss and cochlear implantation. She is the Co-Director of the TMW Center for Early Learning + [...]

Jim Weber

Today’s remarkable guest is Jim Weber. Jim is the CEO of Brooks Running Company. He joined as CEO in 2001 and was the struggling brand’s fourth CEO in two years. He is responsible for the company’s remarkable turnaround. I cannot claim to be a runner, but I do know marketing, and if your [...]

Neil deGrasse Tyson

For decades, Neil deGrasse Tyson has shared his knowledge and his wonder about the depths of the universe, helping millions grasp what they see when they look up at the sky. Neil is director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History. It turns out that Neil was born in New [...]

Gary Vaynerchuk

This episode’s guest is Gary Vaynerchuk, aka GaryVee, and he is back for another remarkable episode to share all the golden nuggets from his new book, Twelve and a Half: Leveraging the Emotional Ingredients Necessary for Business Success. Gary is an entrepreneur, social media influencer, speaker, author, and investor. He had early investments in [...]

Susan Cain

Today’s guest is Susan Cain. Through her new book, Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole, she evangelizes the power of longing, sadness, and vulnerability for catalyzing beauty, innovation, and mental health. You should know Susan because she is the author of the 2012 bestseller, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World [...]

John Lee Dumas

This episode’s guest is John Lee Dumas. This is a special episode because we are both recording and publishing the interview on our own channels. John Lee Dumas is an evangelist for Puerto Rico and the host of Entrepreneurs on Fire, an award-winning podcast that has over 2000 episodes, over 1 million listens a month [...]

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