Guy Kawasaki. Managing Director. Garage Technology Ventures For copies of this presentation, send an email to: [email protected] Photos from. Kawasaki, Guy, Rules for Revolutionaries: the capitalist manifesto for creating and marketing new products and services/ Guy Kawasaki with Michele. Guy Kawasaki, former chief evangelist at Apple Computer and an iconoclastic corporate tactician who now works with high-tech startups in Silicon Valley.

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I bet this book review will give you some interesting food for thought. These sins explain why bozosity exists, and knowing why it exists will help you defeat it Let’s throw some of these sins at an imaginary hot, young entrepreneur with an idea for a revolutionary personal computer that defies the Windows hegemony An “expert” tells the entrepreneur that he will fail.

This is exactly what I expected–a self-help book disguised as the key to marketing success–a vapid treatise exulting corporate success, full of trite phrases and anecdotes. Outsourcing saves money Death Magnet 4a: Then you will understand the most important lesson of all: The definition of a fanatic is being “unreasonably zealous. The book wasn’t exactly what I was expecting, but I would recommend it for the following: Apple should have died about ten times in the past twenty years according to the pundits.

Jan 18, Ben Gowler rated it liked it. Of course, my book review has given you a very comprehensive overview of the book and some food for thought for the day. Work Like a Slave Get ready for hard work, and lots of it.

How to innovate: Guy Kawasaki’s Rules for Revolutionaries

The book is divided into three main parts: Fot being published in the tail-end of the 90s it doesn’t feel outdated – which isn’t something that can be said for other, more recently published business books. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jan 10, christine rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nonetheless, there is still a lot of kawasaik that can be used. They easily envision the failure of a little startup computer company in its battle against all the giant companies selling Microsoft Rulds machines.


We have to work all the time Death Magnet 3: He taught me that the key to writing is editing. Apr 17, Shawn Buckle rated it liked it. And if they don’t get it right away, no matter how seemingly important they are to the success of your product, move on to greener pastures.

Trivia About Rules For Revolut These pages are attention directing tools for navigating a world moving toward unimagined futures.

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Here is a hint though. For the record, I’d like to put it out that I’d be willing to help fund the writing and publication of a book pooing on this entire genre of BS. In Rules rule RevolutionariesKawasaki gives you the basics of product-building.

Command Like a King Take charge and make tough, insightful, and strategic decisions-break down the barriers that prevent product adoption and avoid “death magnets” the stupid mistakes just about everyone makes. This factor, more than educational background or work experience, will determine the person’s success as an evangelist.

In fact, the latter seems to probably be a less inspiring mix of the two Kawasaki books in this review. So, again, get the book….

Knowing this, the enemy can use the terrain and its revo,utionaries to funnel the opposing force into reovlutionaries zones. If you have revolutionary potential, then you have a moral imperative to make the world a better place You will find that defeating bozosity is more satisfying than accumulating trappings? I think this was probably awesome inbut now I can pretty much figure out that Microsoft’s website is www.


I attended Iolani School where I graduated in The acid test is whose best interest they have at heart: I was given this book to read from work, and it turned out to be a far more interesting read than I had hoped.

Rules for Revolutionaries – Guy Kawasaki

Read smart, think smart! Remember, books are a cheap way to learn new things and to benefit from the experience of others at no cost. This is not heavy reading, more like a stimulating lecture, but there has to be something in this book that will strike a chord with the reader.

Nov 12, Erica rated it liked it.

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It took me just one day to read this book. Apr 11, Alexey Orap added it.

Guy Kawasaki – Rules for Revolutionaries

Overall, an easy but both important and invigorating read. Guy Kawasaki is great at putting common-sense around marketing and product creation. Then I went to work for an educational software company called EduWare Services. Admittedly, the book took me all of about 90 minutes to read but I was totally pumped afterwards. Nov 30, Alicia Fox rated it it was ok Shelves: Ever watch “Shark Tank?

To ask other readers questions about Rules For Revolutionariesplease sign up. I find that business books walk a fine line between self-help revolutionraies educational, where the latter is desire It must be reassuring for Kawasaki that, as parity becomes revolutionries in lots of service-oriented businesses, there’s a revitalization kawxsaki good, strong customer service to differentiate.

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