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Think Remarkable

9 Paths to Transform Your Life and Make a Difference

Kawasaki, Guy / Nuismer, Madisun


1. Edition March 2024
224 Pages, Hardcover
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ISBN: 978-1-394-24522-2
John Wiley & Sons

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Make the leap from average to exceptional and start living the remarkable life you were meant to lead

Ever wonder what sets people like Steve Wozniak, Stacey Abrams, Mark Rober, and Jane Goodall apart? Why do some people seem to eat, sleep, and breathe "awesome?"

In Think Remarkable, tech titan Guy Kawasaki teams up with Madisun Nuismer, producer of the Remarkable People podcast, to share invaluable knowledge from more than 40 years of working with game-changing organizations such as Apple, Canva, Google, Mercedes Benz, and Wikipedia, and delivers insights from a collection of amazing interviews that'll kick you into high gear and get you ready to start showing the world your best, most amazing self. Together the authors show you how to lead a fulfilling life by drawing on insights from working closely with some of the world's most remarkable people. You'll learn:
* How to find your own inner ass-kicker and unlock potential you never knew you were capable of
* Cultivate the resilience, grit, and fearlessness needed to overcome obstacles and setbacks
* Apply the lessons from the world's most innovative companies to your personal growth journey

Make the leap from average to exceptional. Think Remarkable is more than a book--it's a way of life. It is the gotta-read-right-now book you can't afford to miss. So, grab a copy today and start making yourself--and the world--a whole lot more remarkable.

Foreword ix

Introduction 1

Stage 1 Growth-- Build a Foundation 7

Chapter 1 Adopt the Growth Mindset 9

Chapter 2 Embrace Vulnerability 27

Chapter 3 Plant Many Seeds 39

Stage 2 Grit-- Activate Your Aspirations 59

Chapter 4 Do Good Shit 61

Chapter 5 Get Beyond Eureka 81

Chapter 6 Sell Your Dream 103

Stage 3 Grace-- Uplift and Inspire 127

Chapter 7 Lead by Example 129

Chapter 8 Take the High Road 151

Chapter 9 Turn and Burn 175

Afterword 181

List of Profiles 183

List of Podcast Guests 197

Mahalo 199

About the Authors 203

Index 205
"This is not a typical self-help, dare-to-be-great book. It's a well-researched call-to-action for anyone who's ready to embrace their true potential to achieve."

"Kawasaki aims to help individuals reach their full potential and become remarkable themselves by digging deep into stories from activists, authors, adventurers, and everything in between. Kawasaki's insightful discussions with different movers and shakers offer powerful anecdotes and must-have tips on how to pursue, foster, and achieve remarkable results."

"Pithy, concrete, and upbeat advice for forming connections, staying motivated, and keeping an open mind. His guidance will prove especially valuable for those at the outset of their careers, including the Gen-Z readers to whom the book is dedicated. Aspiring entrepreneurs should take a look."
--Publishers Weekly

"Think Remarkable is not just a typical self-help narrative: it challenges us not only to improve our own individual lives but also to create a positive impact on the world around us."
--Jane Goodall, from the foreword

"Think Remarkable does something never before achieved: It provides a beautifully written, clear roadmap for building, optimizing, and sustaining personal and professional growth. I would have avoided so many missteps if, when starting out, I'd had this book."
--Robert Cialdini, author of Influence and Pre-Suasion

"Think Remarkable is a powerful call-to-action that deeply resonates with the ethos of my work. It is a book for those ready to embrace their potential, achieve remarkable growth, and make their mark on the world."
--Carol Dweck, author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

"This book is a roadmap, showing by example what true leadership looks like. Grounded in the stories of remarkable people, it tackles the many obstacles to success, and guides the reader in crafting an action plan uniquely sculpted to match a personal vision."
--Julia Cameron, bestselling author of The Artist's Way

"I wish we had this book when we started Apple."
--Steve "Woz" Wozniak, Tech Entrepreneur and Co-Founder, Apple

"Guy Kawasaki is a wonder. I don't know anyone as relentlessly enthusiastic about helping other people be their best. Think Remarkable is an expression of that ebullience, and I recommend it to anyone who is hoping to make themselves--and the world--better than they are today."
--Angela Duckworth, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Grit: The Power of Passsion and Perseverance

"This book will help people accomplish many worthwhile things."
--Temple Grandin, New York Times bestselling author of Visual Thinking: The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns, and Abstractions

"Guy is back, better than ever. No one has stayed 'ahead of the curve' more effectively. READ IT!"
--Tom Peters, author of In Search of Excellence

"Think Remarkable shows us how to redefine success in our own terms. It offers a compelling roadmap to unleash the power of mindfulness and creativity in every aspect of life. Guy Kawasaki's insightful guide challenges conventional thinking, inviting readers to embrace curiosity, innovation, and the art of possibility."
--Ellen Langer, author of Mindfulness, The Mindful Body, and The Power of Mindful Learning

"I'm not a voracious reader, but I couldn't put Think Remarkable down. Guy has put together an encyclopedic collection of the ingredients that contribute to someone deserving the 'remarkable' label, and he's provided the best of simple practices for any of us and how to implement them. It's an easy and wonderful read about great stuff, which makes this book, well, remarkable."
--David Allen, New York Times bestselling author of Getting Things Done
Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva and host of the Remarkable People podcast. He was the chief evangelist of Apple, trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation, and brand ambassador of Mercedes-Benz. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University, an MBA from UCLA, and an honorary doctorate from Babson College.

Madisun Nuismer is the producer of the Remarkable People podcast. Nuismer has a BA in public health from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She also attended the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and is a certified holistic health coach.