Электронная книга: Guy Kawasaki «Ready to Be a Thought Leader?. How to Increase Your Influence, Impact, and Success»

Ready to Be a Thought Leader?. How to Increase Your Influence, Impact, and Success

The how-to guide to becoming a go-to expert Within their fields, thought leaders are sources of inspiration and innovation. They have the gift of harnessing their expertise and their networks to make their innovative thoughts real and replicable, sparking sustainable change and even creating movements around their ideas. In Ready to Be a Thought Leader?, renowned executive talent agent Denise Brosseau shows readers how to develop and use that gift as she maps the path from successful executive, professional, or civic leader to respected thought leader. With the author's proven seven-step process—and starting from wherever they are in their careers—readers can set a course for maximum impact in their field. These guidelines, along with stories, tips, and success secrets from those who have successfully made the transition to high-profile thought leader, allow readers to create a long-term plan and start putting it into action today, even if they only have 15 minutes to spare. Offers a step-by-step process for becoming a recognized thought leader in your field Includes real-world examples from such high-profile thought leaders as Robin Chase, founder and former CEO of Zipcar; ChipConley, author of PEAK and former CEO of JDV Hospitality; and more Written by Denise Brosseau, founder of Thought Leadership Lab, an executive talent agency that helps executives become thought leaders, who has worked with start-up CEOs and leaders from such firms as Apple, Genentech, Symantec, Morgan Stanley, Medtronic, KPMG, DLA Piper, and more Ready to Be a Thought Leader? offers essential reading for anyone ready to expand their influence, increase their professional success, have an impact far beyond a single organization and industry, and ultimately leave a legacy that matters.

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Guy Kawasaki

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name = Guy Kawasaki


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birth_place = Honolulu, Hawaii
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occupation = Venture capitalist
Former Apple evangelist
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Guy Kawasaki (Born August 30,1954) one of the original Apple employees responsible for marketing the Macintosh in 1984, is a Silicon Valley venture capitalist. He is noted for bringing the concept of evangelism to the high-tech business [ [http://www.guykawasaki.com/about/index.shtml Guy Kawasaki: About Guy ] ] , focusing on creating passionate user-advocates for the Apple brand. Kawasaki was a former Apple Fellow, and after leaving the company, became CEO of a pseudo-spin-off of Apple called ACIUS, which produced the 4th Dimension database program. He also started the company Fog City Software. Recently, he has been involved in the rumor reporting site, Truemors, and an RSS aggregator, Alltop. As of August 2008 his blog "How to Change the World" is ranked 88 in the world. [ [http://technorati.com/blogs/blog.guykawasaki.com Technorati page on the blog "How to Change the World"] ]

Kawasaki has a B.A. in psychology from Stanford University and an MBA from University of California, Los Angeles. He is Japanese American and a native of Honolulu, Hawaii where he attended the Iolani School.

He is currently a Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, a venture capital firm which specializes in high-technology start-up firms located in Silicon Valley, California as well as co-founder of Nononina, the company that created the Truemors and Alltop websites.

Bibliography

He is the author of many books including:
*"The Art of the Start" (2004) ISBN 1-59184-056-2
*"Rules for Revolutionaries" (2000) ISBN 0-88730-995-X
*"How to Drive Your Competition Crazy" (1995) ISBN 0-7868-6124-X
*"Hindsights" (1995) ISBN 0-446-67115-0
*"The Computer Curmudgeon" (1993) ISBN 1-56830-013-1
*"Selling the Dream" (1992) ISBN 0-88730-600-4
*"Database 101" (1991) ISBN 0-938151-52-5
*"The Macintosh Way" (1990) ISBN 0-06-097338-2

ee also

*Apple evangelist
*Evangelism marketing

References

External links

* [http://www.garage.com/ Garage Technology Ventures]
* [http://www.guykawasaki.com/ GuyKawasaki.com]
* [http://edcorner.stanford.edu/authorMaterialInfo.html?mid=1177 Great video clips of Guy] , speaking at Stanford
* [http://www.sonshi.com/kawasaki.html July 2005 Interview] Mentioned Sun Tzu's The Art of War
* [http://blog.guykawasaki.com "How to Change the World"] - (Guy Kawasaki's Blog, formerly "Bona Tempora Volvantur" and "Signum sine tinnitu")
* [http://www.itworld.com/Tech/2421/guy-kawasaki-interview-p1-080401/ Interview: Not Just an Experiment: Guy Kawasaki's Alltop.com]
* [http://www.asianweek.com/2008/07/01/apple-evangelist%e2%80%99s-advice-for-silicon-valley-entrepreneurs/ Apple Evangelist’s Advice For Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs]
* [http://twitter.com/guykawasaki Guy Kawasaki on Twitter]

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