Reality Check - The Irreverent Guide to Outsmarting, Outmanaging, and Outmarketing Your Competition-logo

Reality Check - The Irreverent Guide to Outsmarting, Outmanaging, and Outmarketing Your Competition

Guy Kawasaki

In Silicon Valley slang, a "bozo explosion" is what causes a lean, mean, fighting machine of a company to slide into mediocrity. As Guy Kawasaki puts it, "If the two most popular words in your company are partner and strategic, and partner has become a verb, and strategic is used to describe decisions and activities that don't make sense"...then it's time for a reality check. For nearly three decades, Kawasaki has earned a stellar reputation as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and irreverent pundit. His bestseller The Art of the Start has become the most acclaimed bible for small business. And his blog is consistently among the fifty most popular in the world. Now, Kawasaki has compiled his best wit, wisdom, and contrarian opinions in handy book form. From competition to customer service, innovation to marketing, he shows readers how to ignore fads and foolishness while sticking to commonsense practices. He explains, for instance: -How to get a standing ovation -The art of schmoozing -How to create a community -The top ten lies of entrepreneurs -Everything you wanted to know about getting a job in Silicon Valley but didn't know who to ask Provocative, useful, and very funny, this straightforward book will show you why readers around the world love Guy Kawasaki.

In Silicon Valley slang, a "bozo explosion" is what causes a lean, mean, fighting machine of a company to slide into mediocrity. As Guy Kawasaki puts it, "If the two most popular words in your company are partner and strategic, and partner has become a verb, and strategic is used to describe decisions and activities that don't make sense"...then it's time for a reality check. For nearly three decades, Kawasaki has earned a stellar reputation as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and irreverent pundit. His bestseller The Art of the Start has become the most acclaimed bible for small business. And his blog is consistently among the fifty most popular in the world. Now, Kawasaki has compiled his best wit, wisdom, and contrarian opinions in handy book form. From competition to customer service, innovation to marketing, he shows readers how to ignore fads and foolishness while sticking to commonsense practices. He explains, for instance: -How to get a standing ovation -The art of schmoozing -How to create a community -The top ten lies of entrepreneurs -Everything you wanted to know about getting a job in Silicon Valley but didn't know who to ask Provocative, useful, and very funny, this straightforward book will show you why readers around the world love Guy Kawasaki.
More Information

Description:

In Silicon Valley slang, a "bozo explosion" is what causes a lean, mean, fighting machine of a company to slide into mediocrity. As Guy Kawasaki puts it, "If the two most popular words in your company are partner and strategic, and partner has become a verb, and strategic is used to describe decisions and activities that don't make sense"...then it's time for a reality check. For nearly three decades, Kawasaki has earned a stellar reputation as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and irreverent pundit. His bestseller The Art of the Start has become the most acclaimed bible for small business. And his blog is consistently among the fifty most popular in the world. Now, Kawasaki has compiled his best wit, wisdom, and contrarian opinions in handy book form. From competition to customer service, innovation to marketing, he shows readers how to ignore fads and foolishness while sticking to commonsense practices. He explains, for instance: -How to get a standing ovation -The art of schmoozing -How to create a community -The top ten lies of entrepreneurs -Everything you wanted to know about getting a job in Silicon Valley but didn't know who to ask Provocative, useful, and very funny, this straightforward book will show you why readers around the world love Guy Kawasaki.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Paul Boehmer

Length:

14h 51m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

12:51


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

11:19


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

09:06


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:21


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:17


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:06


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:31


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:56


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:42


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:21


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:11


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

08:39


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:46


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

16:42


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:43


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

10:28


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

15:22


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:04


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:58


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

16:32


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:30


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

13:41


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

08:09


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

09:02


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

10:20


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:45


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:46


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

10:40


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

21:58


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:23


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

12:35


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:34


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:30


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:59


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:14


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:38


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

19:08


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

02:26


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

09:28


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:51


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

09:22


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

09:39


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:35


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:11


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

09:06


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

14:35


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:12


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:48


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

11:03


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

07:47


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:25


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:30


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:12


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

17:42


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:11


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

09:53


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:38


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

10:46


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:28


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:56


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:41


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

08:06


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:04


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

07:17


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

08:07


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

09:49


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

09:27


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:36


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

09:47


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:43


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

08:09


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

18:01


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

12:37


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

08:06


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:33


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

05:41


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

03:51


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

07:58


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

08:17


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

17:09


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:05


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

17:54


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

09:48


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

06:27


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

10:46


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

10:29


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

18:09


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

11:33


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

10:46


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

20:13


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

05:22


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

17:08


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

13:43


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

14:06


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

23:31


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

01:55


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

00:24