Examples Needed: Personal stories of enchantment

I would like to include personal stories of enchantment in my next book, Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. I am looking for examples of how people, products, services, organizations, ideas, or causes enchanted. Specs: Written from your personal experience, not an external, academic view. 150-200 words Ideally, all the basics would [...]

By |2016-10-24T14:10:22+00:00June 16th, 2010|Categories: Books|Tags: |0 Comments

Reality Check Now Available in French

Vient de paraître en français: La réalité de l'entrepreneuriat Le guide irrévérencieux pour dépasser, devancer, distancer vos concurrents de Guy Kawasaki Publié en français par les Editions Diateino, avec l'aimable autorisation de Portfolio, Penguin Group. 26 euros. Ce livre, traduit par Marylène Delbourg Delphis, fait suite à L’art de se lancer, le bestseller de Guy [...]

By |2015-03-18T07:49:24+00:00June 28th, 2009|Categories: Books, Entrepreneurship|Tags: , |0 Comments

24 Hours at Sea on the USS Nimitz

On Friday, May 29, 2009, fourteen bloggers and “distinguished visitors” served a twenty-four hour tour of duty on the USS Nimitz. The following 140 or so pictures and videos document this visit. This is a very long blog posts as blog posts go, and I know there are ways to create slideshows or other forms [...]

By |2016-10-24T14:11:45+00:00June 1st, 2009|Categories: Books, Travel|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

How to Use Twitter as a Twool

I may get more value out of Twitter than anyone else on the planet because I use Twitter as a tool—specifically as a marketing tool—for my website Alltop and my book, Reality Check. If the concept of using Twitter in a commercial manner interests you, keep reading. If it doesn’t, then you can continue to [...]

By |2016-10-24T14:12:55+00:00December 2nd, 2008|Categories: Books, Twitter|Tags: |0 Comments

Reality Check Checklist + the Best Foreword in the History of Man

My new book, Reality Check: The Irreverent Guide to Outsmarting, Outmanaging, and Outmarketing Your Competition is now available. The cover price is $29.95. It is approximately 500 pages long--twice the length of The Art of the Start. This book is the "superset" of all my books, articles, and blogs. I wrote it to provide answers [...]

By |2016-10-24T14:13:11+00:00October 30th, 2008|Categories: Books, Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Guy in Mumbai

These are some photographs from a recent trip to Mumbai, India. This is one intense city with a population of approximately thirteen million people. Clearly, this is not Santa Cruz, California. This is the view you'll most frequently see when you're driving around the city. It can take two hours to go a few kilometers. [...]

By |2016-10-24T14:13:30+00:00September 27th, 2008|Categories: Books, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Alltop Version 2.0: The Art of Aggregation

The proliferation of topics from twenty to 215 made a redesign of Alltop necessary for efficient navigation. The three primary enhancements to the site define version 2.0 of Alltop: Ability to find topics in three ways: searching by keyword, viewing by category (for example, Tech, Sports, People), and viewing by topic name. Addition of 200 [...]

By |2016-10-24T14:13:35+00:00September 22nd, 2008|Categories: Books, Cool Stuff|Tags: |0 Comments

Vyew Update

In 2006 I wrote about Vyew and asked the obvious question: “Does the world need another web conferencing product?” I guess the answer is "yes" because the company is now profitable and has 100,000 registered users. Vyew combines real-time (synchronous) conferencing and desktop sharing with always-on (asynchronous) collaboration such as highlighting, drawing, text and sidebar [...]

By |2016-10-24T14:15:42+00:00May 8th, 2008|Categories: Books, Cool Stuff|Tags: |0 Comments

Reality Check: Triggit

Triggit is a WYSIWYG web application for integrating third-party elements into websites. It enables people to drag and drop advertisements, Flickr pictures, and YouTube videos directly into their site without any skills in web programming. Triggit is free to use, and works on any site that accepts JavaScript. It does not require any downloads, access [...]

By |2015-03-18T07:49:30+00:00January 20th, 2008|Categories: Books, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Reality Check: Spokeo

Spokeo finds information about your friends—long-lost or not—and then tracks their online activities as they make updates. These friends don’t have to “invite” you, approve your friend “request,” or be a member of Spokeo. Spokeo is able to, for example, monitor their Facebook notes and shares, YouTube videos, Amazon wishlists, Flickr and PhotoBucket photos, Pandora [...]

By |2016-10-24T14:17:21+00:00December 21st, 2007|Categories: Books, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments