The Art of Evangelism

A long time ago I was a revolutionary at Apple. My job title was “software evangelist.” My responsibility was to evangelize Macintosh to software developers. Later my title was “chief evangelist,” and my responsibility was to evangelize Macintosh to anyone who wanted to increase productivity and creativity. […]

By | 2016-11-11T07:15:59+00:00 April 29th, 2014|Categories: Books|Tags: , , , , |5 Comments

APE: How to Publish a Book

In 2011 the publisher of one of my books, Enchantment, could not fill an order for 500 ebook copies. Because of this experience, I self-published my next book, What the Plus!, and learned first-hand that self-publishing is a complex, confusing, and idiosyncratic process. As Steve Jobs said, “There must be a better way.” [...]

Raising Money: What Not to Say and What Not to Believe #OfficeandGuyK

Over the past two weeks via my partnership with Microsoft and Office Web Apps, I’ve provided templates of models for you to create enchanting PowerPoint pitches, Excel spreadsheets, and Word business plans. They are all available for you to download here. I hope these documents and blog posts help you save a boatload of time [...]

By | 2016-10-24T14:09:40+00:00 January 20th, 2012|Categories: Venture Capital|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Design a Sam Adams beer

Now this is a fun project. I’m helping Sam Adams “tap” the knowledge of beer drinkers and crowd source its next brew. Join the party by getting the app and designing your beer: The final brew will be released in Austin in the first week of March. #sponsored

By | 2015-03-17T09:14:14+00:00 January 20th, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Create an Enchanting Financial Forecast #OfficeandGuyK

This is the third post in my Microsoft partnership, and it’s all about numbers. The topic is crafting your financial forecast to include in your pitch. Bill Reichert, my partner at Garage Technology Ventures, created an Excel model and wrote this blog post. There’s a lesson in this too: Get the best person for the [...]

By | 2016-10-24T14:09:42+00:00 January 17th, 2012|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: , |0 Comments

How to Create an Enchanting Business Plan #OfficeandGuyK

Here is the second post in my series about planning, pitching, and launching a new business venture. In partnership with Microsoft and Office Web Apps, I’ve created a Word document that outlines a good business plan. It’s saved to here. Feel free to download it and use it as inspiration. And if you’re working with [...]

By | 2016-10-24T14:09:44+00:00 January 12th, 2012|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: |5 Comments

How to Create an Enchanting Pitch #OfficeandGuyK

Welcome to the first in a series of blog posts I’ll be doing as part of a partnership with Microsoft and Office Web Apps. Over the next two weeks, I’ll cover everything a budding entrepreneur needs to turn an idea into an enchanting investment opportunity—from the perfect pitch to a killer business plan to financial [...]

By | 2016-10-24T14:09:46+00:00 January 9th, 2012|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

How to Enchant People with Facebook

Over at the American Express OPEN Forum, I posted instructions for how to enchant people with Facebook. Please check it out if you want to use Facebook for marketing purposes. If you want to be enchanting in general, check out my new book: Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions.

By | 2015-03-17T09:14:26+00:00 May 16th, 2011|Categories: Books|Tags: |0 Comments