043 How to use Enchantment your Audience – Interview with Guy Kawasaki

Leslie Samuel Interviews, Podcasts, Social Media 9 Comments

Guy Kawasaki
Website: www.guykawasaki.comGuyKawasaki
Book: Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions

In fact, if you never encounter resistance, you need to re-evaluate what it is you’re doing.If you are trying to do something BIG, you WILL encounter resistance.

I’ve been encouraging you to do big things online.

Because of this, I thought it would be fitting to get Guy Kawasaki on the line to talk about how to use Enchantment to overcome resistance.

Who is Guy Kawasaki? He’s co-founder of Alltop.com, founding partner at Garage Technology Ventures, former “chief-evangelist” of Apple, and author of not 1, but 10 BOOKS.

He has accomplished a lot, both online and off.
[unordered_list style=”tick”] In this interview, Guy talks about much more than enchantment. Here are some of the points we covered:

  • Specific things about his childhood that contributed to his success.
  • How he was enchanted by the Macintosh and how Apple uses enchantment
  • How he used enchantment to win over developers to the Macintosh way of doing things
  • Why we need to enchant people and how to do so
  • The difference between Push and Pull technology and why we need to use both
  • How to use Twitter effectively to market your business
  • How to use Facebook effectively to market your business

According to Guy, the key to enchantment is likeability, trustworthiness, and Quality. Applying those 3 elements to your online (or offline) business can transform your business in a dynamic way.

There was a lot covered in the 34 minutes of this interview, so listen in, and enjoy!

If you need to enchant people, you’re doing something meaningful. If you’re doing something meaningful, you need enchantment – Guy Kawasaki

Resources for this Interview

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Most Influential Book

Starting with this interview, I’m asking all my guest for 1 book recommendation. When asked about the book that has been most instrumental in bringing him to where he is today, guy said “If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit” by Brenda Ueland.

  • http://www.topheadsetreviews.com/ Andrea

    Leslie, it`s so amazing. You two speak also about ongoing learning. And yeah, that is so true! What Guy and you are telling us about Рbecoming an authority, using the internet as you two/ we do, being enchanting… Рthat is nothing one learns from school or college or else. We only can hope to get a solid foundation (as Guy did from his teacher) and use this to learn more and transform it into something that fulfills today`s needs. Guy is an expert in doing so! And learning is so much fun, too *lol*

    • http://www.becomeablogger.com/ Leslie Samuel

      You are so right Andrea – Ongoing learning is essential. In fact, if I couldn’t continue learning with Blogging, I would stop. That’s part of what keeps me so excited :D

  • http://www.askjohnenglish.com John

    Loved the tips on Guy’s approach to using Twitter and Facebook! I will certainly be giving that a try!

    • http://www.askjohnenglish.com John

      Just checked out Alltop.com – great site! Really helpful for my niche!

    • http://www.becomeablogger.com/ Leslie Samuel

      I’ve been using it for the last few weeks and I love it. Saves me so much time and allows me to share valuable links on Twitter. I use it in combination with Buffer and that works very well. In fact, I’m off to set up my tweets for today right now using those two :)

  • http://www.simplynaturalideas.com Rochelle

    Wow. Value comes in three forms. Information. Analysis. and Assistance. I like that. A lot…

    • http://www.becomeablogger.com/ Leslie Samuel

      Yep, it’s definitely good stuff. And you can combine them too :)

  • http://www.keseankenton.com/ Kesean Kenton

    Awesome interview with Kawasaki. Saw him on Entrepreneur.com a little while ago. Haven’t read his book yet, but I do plan on getting it.

    • http://www.becomeablogger.com/ Leslie Samuel

      Yep, he’s been all over the place. Definitely check out his book. Some good stuff in there!