Leadership Lessons from the Trenches

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Leadership Lessons from the Trenches

  1. 1. Leadership Lessons from the Trenches Guy Kawasaki CEO, Garage Technology Ventures
  2. 2. Lessons from the Trenches 1 Ideas are easy, implementation is hard
  3. 3. Lessons from the Trenches 2 More OB, less Finance
  4. 4. Lessons from the Trenches 3 Use American Math
  5. 5. Lessons from the Trenches • Costs $1 • Sell for $5 • Margin = 20%
  6. 6. Lessons from the Trenches 4 Everyone is a “product manager”
  7. 7. Lessons from the Trenches Power Incoming Curriculum students X Kona Responsibility
  8. 8. Lessons from the Trenches 5 Be brief • One-page emails • Twelve slides • One hour meetings
  9. 9. Lessons from the Trenches 6 Make your boss look good
  10. 10. Lessons from the Trenches 7 Life’s a niche
  11. 11. Lessons from the Trenches Unique ability X to provide Stupid Dotcom Price Value to customer
  12. 12. Lessons from the Trenches 8 A players hire A players B players hire C players
  13. 13. Lessons from the Trenches 9 Don’t ask anyone to do something you wouldn’t do
  14. 14. Lessons from the Trenches 10 Right and wrong are absolute
  15. 15. Lessons from the Trenches 11 Karma counts

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