50+ Inspirational Guy Kawasaki Quotes on Entrepreneurship & Success

50+ Inspirational Guy Kawasaki Quotes on Entrepreneurship & Success

Guy Kawasaki Quotes: Guy Takeo Kawasaki, also known as Guy Kawaski is one of the most acclaimed American marketing specialists and a Venture capitalist in silicon valley. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii to a multi-talented father, he completed his graduation from Stanford University in 1976 with a Bachelor of arts degree in psychology and went on to earn an MBA degree from Anderson school of management. Guy Kawasaki did jobs in various industry verticals like Jewelry, chief evangelist at Apple, ACIUS as the main lead, and joined Google as an advisor to Motorola, Canva, Penguin group, Wikimedia group, and the list is endless. His Bibliography list is also humongous but some of the most noteworthy works are The Art of the Start, The Macintosh Way, and Wise Guy: Lessons from a life are best-selling books.

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Guy Kawasaki Quotes

Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard. » Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki Quotes

Take my word for it: More people will like you if you believe that people are good until proven bad. » Guy Kawasaki

Best Guy Kawasaki Quotes

If you don’t toot your own horn, don’t complain that there’s no music. » Guy Kawasaki

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Pursuing your passions makes you more interesting, and interesting people are enchanting. » Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki Quotes on success

The first good reason to write a book is to add value to people’s lives. » Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki Quotes on books

A successful self-publisher must fill three roles: Author, Publisher, and Entrepreneur—or APE. » Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki Quotes on entrepreneur

You’ll learn that the key to a great book is editing — grinding, buffing, and polishing — not writing. » Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki Quotes on books

Organizations are successful because of good implementation, not good business plans. » Guy Kawasaki

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Remember that nobodies are the new somebodies. » Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki Quotes

Let yourself be enchanted in small ways. » Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki Quotes for bussiness

Simple and to the point is always the best way to get your point across. » Guy Kawasaki

A New Brand World: Eight Principles for Achieving Brand Leadership in the Twenty-First Century. » Guy Kawasaki

Steve Jobs has a saying that A players hire A players; B players hire C players; and C players hire D players. It doesn’t take long to get to Z players. This trickle-down effect causes bozo explosions in companies. » Guy Kawasaki

Don’t stop paying attention to a project because it gets boring. » Guy Kawasaki

The next time you think that there’s something that you “can’t live without”, wait for a week and then see if you’re still alive or not. » Guy Kawasaki

Inoculate yourself from dangerous bozos. » Guy Kawasaki

Writing a book isn’t an easy process nor is it always enjoyable, but it is one of life’s most satisfying achievements. » Guy Kawasaki

Meaning is not creating a cool place to work with free food, Ping-Pong, volleyball, and dogs. Meaning is making the world a better place. » Guy Kawasaki

If achieving success were easy, more people would do it. » Guy Kawasaki

If you make meaning, you’ll probably also make money. » Guy Kawasaki

Knowledge is great. Competence is great. But the combination of both encourages people to trust you and increases your powers of enchantment. And in this world, the combination is a breath of fresh air. » Guy Kawasaki

You have to sit by the river a very long time before a roast duck will fly into your mouth. » Guy Kawasaki

Good enough is good enough. There is time for refinement later. It’s not how great you start—it’s how great you end up. » Guy Kawasaki

The next time there’s something that you can’t live without, wait for a week and then see if you’re still alive. » Guy Kawasaki

To me a book is a message from the gods to mankind; or, if not, should never be published at all. » Guy Kawasaki,

What’s more important than making a startup attractive to investors in a beauty-contest format is to make them viable in real life. » Guy Kawasaki

Create like a god. Command like a king. Work like a slave. —Constantine Brancusi. » Guy Kawasaki

Words are the facial expressions of your mind: They communicate your attitude, personality, and perspective. » Guy Kawasaki

The purpose of a pitch is to stimulate interest, not to close a deal. » Guy Kawasaki

The upside of paying it forward far outweighs the downside of being exploited. » Guy Kawasaki

Entrepreneurship is at its best when it alters the future, and it alters the future when it jumps curves. » Guy Kawasaki

If you can’t describe your business model in ten words or fewer, you don’t have a business model. » Guy Kawasaki

Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than smart. » Guy Kawasaki

The purpose of most keynotes is to entertain and inform the audience. It is seldom intended to provide an opportunity to pitch your product. » Guy Kawasaki

When you enchant people, your goal is not to make money from them or to get them to do what you want, but to fill them with great delight. » Guy Kawasaki

Investors are looking for people who can implement ideas, not only come up with them. » Guy Kawasaki

If you’re not pissing someone off on social media, you’re not using it aggressively enough. » Guy Kawasaki

An economic depression or a pandemic could occur. You never know. . . . » Guy Kawasaki

You’ll learn that the key to a great book is editing—grinding, buffing, and polishing—not writing. » Guy Kawasaki

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a prototype is worth ten thousand slides. » Guy Kawasaki

Successful companies are started, and made successful, by at least two, and usually more, soulmates. » Guy Kawasaki

Learning by anecdote is risky, but waiting for scientific proof is too. » Guy Kawasaki

Not pray for an easy life; pray for the strength to endure a difficult one. » Guy Kawasaki

There is no such thing as a vanilla term sheet. If term sheets are ice cream, the most common flavor is Rocky Road. » Guy Kawasaki

Remember that you are influencing people who are watching you. » Guy Kawasaki

Mission statements are long, dull, and forgettable. » Guy Kawasaki

From the outside looking in, trying to decipher Google’s search algorithms is like reading tea leaves in a toilet bowl…as it’s flushing. With the lights off. » Guy Kawasaki

Resharing is caring! » Guy Kawasaki

Entrepreneurship is about doing, not learning to do. » Guy Kawasaki

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them. » Guy Kawasaki

Reality is going kick your ass so far that not even Google will find you. » Guy Kawasaki

The genesis of great companies is answering simple questions that change the world, not the desire to become rich. » Guy Kawasaki

Sometimes blissful ignorance is awfully empowering. » Guy Kawasaki

Success may take a long time, so you’d better at least not hate what you’re doing. » Guy Kawasaki

Call me idealistic, but the genesis of great companies is answering simple questions that change the world, not the desire to become rich. » Guy Kawasaki

Life is too short to deal with orifices. » Guy Kawasaki

Bootstrapping goes awry when entrepreneurs focus on saving pennies to the detriment of the Big Picture. » Guy Kawasaki

Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires. » Guy Kawasaki

The higher you go in many big companies, the thinner the oxygen; and the thinner the oxygen, the more difficult it is to support intelligent life. Thus, the middles and bottoms of organizations contain most of the intelligence, and intelligence is necessary to appreciate innovative products. » Guy Kawasaki

There are very few people who don’t become more interesting when they stop talking. » Guy Kawasaki

Peg and I are in the trenches of social media, not in a “war room” back at headquarters. We acquired our knowledge though experimentation and diligence, not pontification, sophistry, and conference attendance. » Guy Kawasaki