263 | Guy Kawasaki | Think Remarkable: 9 Paths to Transform Your Life and Make a Difference

In this episode of The Greatness Machine, Darius is joined by Guy to talk about his experiences at Apple during the Steve Jobs era, recounting the demanding yet transformative nature of working alongside the visionary leader. The conversation transitions to the creative process and grit required to succeed in entrepreneurship, drawing parallels between the processes of writing and entrepreneurship as they relate to endurance and refinement. This episode also underscores the importance of empowering others and making a difference as the essence of greatness, encapsulating the core message of Guy’s newest book Think Remarkable.

In this episode, Guy and I talked about:

  • Guy reveals what motivated him to pursue a life of wealth and success
  • Envy as a positive force to achieve greatness and make a difference
  • Three key traits of remarkable people: growth, grit, grace
  • The benefits of using success to empower others and make a positive impact
  • Finding purpose and fulfillment in work
  • The influence of tough teachers  and bosses on one’s personal growth and success
  • Guy shares insights into the writing process of Think Remarkable
  • And other topics…

Meet Guy:

Guy Kawasaki is an entrepreneur, author, and former Apple evangelist. Renowned for his marketing expertise, he played a key role in promoting the Macintosh in the 1980s. Kawasaki later co-founded companies like ACIUS and Fog City Software and became a managing director at Garage Technology Ventures. He’s authored several influential books on entrepreneurship and innovation, including “The Art of the Start” and “Enchantment.” Today, he continues to inspire entrepreneurs worldwide through his writing and speaking engagements.

Meet Darius: 

Darius is your host of The Greatness Machine. Darius is a mad scientist, high-growth CEO, serial entrepreneur, author, conscious capitalist, speaker, and entertainer. Darius is on a quest to create 1,000,000 Core Value Driven Organization by 2030. He is calling this “The Core Value Revolution.” Darius is an alumni of the Birthing of Giants Entrepreneurial Program at MIT and Stagen Integral Leadership Program. Darius’s accolades include being ranked #9 Top Rated CEO in America on Glassdoor, has won numerous Stevie Awards, and has founded and grown organizations that have been ranked #40 in the Inc. 500 and were ranked #3 Best Places to Work By the San Francisco Business Time. He is all about the P’s: Passion, Pizza, Puzzles, and, especially, Pink Unicorns. His book, The Core Value Equation, is an Amazon #1 Best Seller and is available at www.thecorevalueequation.com.

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