Chris Anderson on Free

Chris Anderson explained his concept of “free” at a recent Garage Technology Ventures conference. Click here to learn more about his model and to get to the link to a video of his presentation. Any company that produces digital content and goods should check it out.

By | 2015-03-17T09:21:19+00:00 October 15th, 2009|Categories: Entrepreneurship, Events|0 Comments

How to Nurture Your Kids and Employees

Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman have written a very interesting book examining how people nurture their kids. It’s called NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children. I conducted an interview with them about this subject. Interestingly, I think many of their findings apply to nurturing employees too. Check out the interview here.

By | 2015-03-17T09:21:23+00:00 September 16th, 2009|Categories: Entrepreneurship|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+00:00 June 28th, 2009|Categories: Books, Entrepreneurship|Tags: , |0 Comments

How to Make Your Place in the World

Tina Seelig is the executive director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP), where she teaches courses on innovation and entrepreneurship. Tina earned her Ph.D. in neuroscience from Stanford University Medical School and has worked as a management consultant, multimedia producer, entrepreneur, and author. Her newest book is titled, What I Wish I Knew When [...]

By | 2016-10-24T14:11:48+00:00 May 26th, 2009|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: |0 Comments

Launch with Launch

There are lots of beauty pageants out there for companies looking to raise money, but in my experience, if you want to raise money, it’s probably best not to ask for it in public. Better, tell the world what you have accomplished, not what you need. That’s the idea behind “Launch: Silicon Valley,” which Garage [...]

By | 2016-10-24T14:12:01+00:00 April 24th, 2009|Categories: Entrepreneurship, Events|0 Comments

The Art of Commercialization

Posted a story about the “Art of Commercialization” over at the American Express Open Forum. Check it out if you’re working inside an organization trying to commercialize technology or outside an organization trying to get a deal done. Please mark “found useful” if you did. it’s not easy but can be done.

By | 2016-10-24T14:12:07+00:00 April 3rd, 2009|Categories: Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Everything I Need to Know About Entrepreneurship I Learned From My Comrades in Moscow

You can start a business anywhere not to mention that you should “don’t worry, be crappy.” Celebrity endorsements don’t have to be expensive. Buddha is in the details (see next photo). The details. Nothing is what it seems (see next photo). What it is. You need to think big. And don’t worry, be crappy. Do [...]

By | 2016-10-24T14:12:50+00:00 December 18th, 2008|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: |0 Comments

How to Change People’s Attitudes

I posted an article about a classic psychology experiment that shows how people can change the attitudes of others. Click here to read it. One of the main messages is that people are often persuaded when they don't expect it, so you should be persuading all the time.

By | 2016-10-24T14:13:08+00:00 November 5th, 2008|Categories: Entrepreneurship|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+00:00 October 30th, 2008|Categories: Books, Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Lessons You Can Learn From the Movies

I posted an entry called "What You Can Learn From Hollywood" over at the American Express small business blog. I derived these lessons from the work of Scott Kirsner. He studied the movie industry and ended up writing a book called Inventing the Movies: Hollywood's Epic Battle Between Innovation and the Status Quo, from Thomas [...]

By | 2016-10-24T14:13:23+00:00 October 6th, 2008|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: |0 Comments