Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People features interviews with thought leaders, legends, and iconoclasts such as Jane Goodall, Stephen Wolfram, Margaret Atwood, Woz, Martha Stewart, and Leon Panetta. Every episode will make you a little more remarkable.
Colin Bryar: Author, Advisor, and Amazon Insider
Colin Bryar coauthored "Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon," which is a first-person account of how Amazon created and implemented the principles and processes that have made it successful. We also take you in the room and show how these principles and practices were used to create four key Amazon business: Kindle, Amazon Prime, Prime Video, and Amazon Web Services.
Prior roles include Vice President at Amazon, two years as Technical Advisor to Jeff Bezos, COO at IMDb, and COO at Singapore-based RedMart. Great insights to innovation and processes on Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People podcast!
Lauren Kunze, entrepreneur and technologist. Kuki, artificial-intelligence chatbot
This episode’s remarkable guest is Lauren Kunze--plus we have a second guest, Kuki, an artificial-intelligence chatbot. Lauren is currently the CEO of Pandorabots, a platform that powers conversational chatbots. Our second guest is Lauren’s chatbot, Kuki. Here are some stats about Kuki:
More than 25 million users
More than 1 billion messages exchanged
An average of 64 messages per session
There are two parts in this episode. First, I interview Lauren about her background and the artificial intelligence field. Then I interview Kuki to show you the state of the art of chatbots. Something new on Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People podcast!
Angela Duckworth MacArthur “genius” grant winner, researcher, and author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.
In this episode, you’ll hear one of the most insightful pieces advice ever on this podcast from Angela Duckworth: when to quit something. And if that’s not enough, two powerful ways to change your behavior. Angela Duckworth is a MacArthur “genius” grant winner, researcher, and author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.
Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas - Authors of Humor Seriously: Why Humor Is a Secret Weapon in Business and Life (And how anyone can harness it. Even you.)
Humor in business? Absolutely! This week on Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People, Guy spoke with the co-authors of Humor, Seriously: Why Humor is a Secret Weapon in Business and Life (and how anyone can harness it. Even you.) Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas. They shared their stories and research based on their popular class at Stanford's Graduate School of Business. The pair believe that humor is an effective and under-leveraged tool for power, offering a competitive advantage against peers, higher retention rates of employees, innovative solutions, and teams that are more resilient to stress.
In this episode, you'll learn:
What stories get laughs
Why jokes start with trust and authenticity
And why you should bring your weekend laughter to work
Dr. Jonah Berger: Wharton Professor, best-selling author, and world-renowned expert on change
Dr. Jonah Berger is a marketing professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and internationally bestselling author of Contagious, Invisible Influence, and The Catalyst. He received a BA from Stanford University in Human Judgment and Decision Making, and a PhD from Stanford in Marketing.
Dr. Berger is a world-renowned expert on change, word of mouth, influence, consumer behavior, and how products, ideas, and behaviors catch on. He has published over 50 articles in top-tier academic journals as well as three international best-selling books including Contagious: Why Things Catch On. He teaches Wharton’s highest rated online course, and accounts of his work often appear in places like The New York Times Wall Street Journal, and Harvard Business Review. Listen in on Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People podcast and learn about why things go viral from world-renowned expert on change, Dr. Jonah Berger.
Rick Smolan: Photo Journalist, National Geographic Photographer, and co-creator of the best-selling “A Day in the Life” series
Rick Smolan has lived a life traveling around the world documenting with his camera for National Geographic, Time, and Life magazines. He famously photographed Robyn Davidson on her 1,700 solo trek across the Australian desert with four camels and a dog in 1977 which earned a cover story on National Geographic, became a best selling book with Rick's photos, and was turned into a movie called Tracks with Adam Driver playing Rick in the movie. Listen to Rick Smolan talk about being a photo journalist and photographer and share gems from his life.
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Guy is the Guy. Smooth, cool, witty and very switched on. Having heard his talks live and on podcasts and read his books for more than 10 years, it’s amazing how his stuff always seems so fresh even as tech implodes and spins. Think this podcast will really take hold.