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Min Kym: A Music Prodigy’s Inside Story

I read about Min Kym in Susan Cain’s book, Bittersweet. The story of her relationship to her 1696 Stradivarius was so remarkable and fascinating that I had to bring it to you. Have you ever bonded with an object? A camera, car, surfboard, or in Min’s case, a musical instrument that “completes” you or [...]

Geoff Cohen: The Art of Connecting With People

Today’s remarkable guest is Geoffrey Cohen. He is a professor at the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. His research focuses on the processes that shape people's sense of belonging and self and the implications of these feelings on social problems. He studies the threats to belonging and self-integrity that people encounter [...]

Elisabeth Gruner: The Zen of Writing, Reading, and Learning

Today’s remarkable guest is Elisabeth Gruner, and she has changed the way many people view the educational grading system. Elisabeth teaches Children’s and Young Adult Literature, Victorian Literature, and Creative Nonfiction Writing at the University of Richmond. In fact, she has been teaching college English for over 30 years. Four years ago, she [...]

Cassie Holmes: Applying the Science of Happiness to Life

I’m Guy Kawasaki, and this is Remarkable People. We are on a mission to make you remarkable. Today’s remarkable guest is Cassie Holmes. She is an award-winning professor at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. Cassie has a Ph.D. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and a B.A. from Columbia University. Her work has [...]

Fran Hauser: Kindly, Gently, and Powerfully Embrace Your Work

Today's remarkable guest is Fran Hauser. She is passionate about leveling the playing field for women and showing people how to combine niceness and power. Fran was the president of Digital at Time, Inc. There, she led innovation, acquisitions, and digital expansion for People, In Style, Entertainment Weekly, and Essence. Fran currently helps fund and advises companies that are started by [...]

Barry Nalebuff: The Only Negotiation Guide You’ll Ever Need

I’m Guy Kawasaki, and this is Remarkable People. We are on a mission to make you remarkable. Today’s remarkable guest is Barry Nalebuff. He taught at the Yale School of Management for over thirty years. He specializes in negotiation, innovation, strategy, and game theory. Barry is also a serial entrepreneur, and his ventures include [...]

Audrey Arbeeny: Branding with Sound

Audrey Arbeeny is a pioneer of sonic branding. She has been the Music Supervisor for NBC’s coverage for the last seven Olympic games. In fact, she’s won two Emmys for her work with NBC. She has also created the familiar sounds people hear when they are customers of Google, Microsoft, Whirlpool, KitchenAid, and McDonald’s. [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Julia Cameron

I want to begin the year with an interview of the best person in the world to get us off to a remarkable start. And that person is none other than Julia Cameron. She is the author of The Artist’s Way…which has inspired more creativity than any other document except the shareholder’s reports of [...]

Dorie Clark

At age fourteen, she left high school to attend the program for the exceptionally gifted at Mary Baldwin University. As described by The New York Times, Dorie is now an expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives. Dorie has been named one of the Top Fifty Thinkers by Thinkers-Fifty and [...]

Jacqui Lewis

Dr. Jacqui Lewis uses her gifts as an activist, author, preacher, and theologian to advocate for racial, gender, and economic equality. Jacqui has over thirty years of ministry experience and is the first African American and the first woman to serve as a senior minister in the Collegiate Church in New York. Jacqui attended [...]

Henry Gee

This episode's remarkable guest is Henry Gee.  Henry is a renowned author, paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and senior editor of the magazine Nature.  Henry earned his bachelor's degree in zoology and genetics at the University of Leeds. He later completed his Ph.D. in zoology at the University of Cambridge. His doctoral research was about the [...]

Sarah Stein Greenberg

This episode's remarkable guest is Sarah Stein Greenberg. She has helped lead Stanford's Institute of design, AKA the d school. The d school enables and guides students to become innovative thinkers and achievers. As the current executive director, Sarah leads a multifaceted educational program involving twenty-five courses. These courses are taught by more than 60 [...]

Patti Sanchez

Patti Sanchez is the Chief Strategy Officer at Duarte, Inc., the Silicon Valley consultancy that makes good speakers great and great speakers amazing. She helps leaders craft engaging narratives and storytelling to craft powerful and persuasive presentations. Patti has her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from San Jose State University. She is the [...]

Pat Flynn

In 2008, Pat was laid off from his dream job as an architect, but he pivoted and built a website to help people pass the LEED building exam. Today he is an esteemed leader in digital marketing, podcasting, and marketing. You may have heard of his two podcasts: Smart Passive Income and AskPat. [...]

Seth Godin

I'm very excited about this episode for four reasons. First, this is the 100th episode of Remarkable People. Holy cow, we've been doing this for more than two years. Time flies when you're doing the best work of your life. I was born to podcast. Second, we're excited that we've joined the HubSpot Podcast [...]

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