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The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything by Guy Kawasaki
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“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, The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“Many years ago Rudyard Kipling gave an address at McGill University in Montreal. He said one striking thing which deserves to be remembered. Warning the students against an over-concern for money, or position, or glory, he said: “Some day you will meet a man who cares for none of these things. Then you will know how poor you are.” —Halford E. Luccock”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“If you think that leadership is deciding what you want and telling people to do it, I feel sorry for you. Reality is going kick your ass so far that not even Google will find you.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“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 Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“No hables al menos que puedas mejorar el silencio. (Don’t speak unless you can improve on the silence.) —Jorge Luis Borges”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“The purpose of a pitch is to stimulate interest, not to close a deal.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
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Paranoyak bir girişimciden daha beteri, olsa olsa köpeğiyle konuşan paranoyak bir girişimcidir. Fikirlerini serbestçe anlatmakla kaybedeceğinden daha çok kazanacakların var - geribeslenim, bağlantılar, açılacak kapılar. Eğer fikrini yalın biçimde tartışman onu savunmasız kılıyorsa, o zaman gerçek anlamda bir fikrin yok demektir.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“Entrepreneurship is at its best when it alters the future, and it alters the future when it jumps curves”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“If you think that leadership is deciding what you want and telling people to do it, I feel sorry for you. Reality is going kick your ass so far that not even Google will find you. The goal of this chapter is to help you become such a great leader that you’ll appear on the first page of a Google search for “leader.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“The first follower is what transforms the lone nut into a leader,” and in a startup, that first follower is usually a cofounder.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes. —Oscar Wilde”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“Girişim sermayederi bir kadın, bir akşam babasını otopark servisi olan şık bir restorana yemeğe götürüyor. Yolda giderlerken, babası, gösterişli bir BMW aldığı için kızını azarlıyor. Kadın, restoranın önünde duruyor ve inip içeri giriyorlar.

Birkaç saat sonra baba kız restorandan çıktıklarında, otomobilin hâlâ park ettikleri yerde durduğunu görüyorlar. Fırsatı kaçırmayan kadın, babasına dönüp şöyle diyor: "Şimdi anladın mı? Restoranlar, gösterişli otomobilleri kapının önüne bırakırlar, çıkınca getirilmesini beklemek zorunda kalmazsın!"

O anda otoparkçı kadının yanına yaklaşıp "Hanımefendi," diyor, "anahtarları vermemişsiniz. Otomobilinizi parka çekemedik.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“Albert Einstein trendedir. Bütün ceplerini ve çantalarını araştırmasına karşın biletini bulamaz. Bu arada kontrolör yaklaşır ve şöyle bir şeyler söyler: "Dr. Einstein, sizi herkes tanır. Princeton'un size başka bir tren bileti alacak parası olduğunu da biliyoruz."

Einstein'in yanıtı da şöyle olur: "Benim endişem para değil. Bileti bulmak zorundayım, çünkü nereye gittiğimi unuttum."

Tıpkı Einstein gibi, sizler de para için değil, nereye gittiğiniz için endişelenmelisiniz. Nereye gittiğinizi keşfederseniz, para da zaten gelir.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“Çoğu girişimci, yalnızca pirinç ve soya sosu ile beslenir ve bir yandan da iğneyle kuyu kazarcasına kendi işini kurar.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“I have never thought of writing for reputation and honor. What I have in my heart must come out; that is the reason why I compose. —Ludwig van Beethoven”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“(The shortest mantra is the single Hindi word “Om.”)”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do. —Henry Ford”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“Successful companies are started, and made successful, by at least two, and usually more, soulmates.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“not pray for an easy life; pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“His idea is to get your team together and pretend that your product has failed. That’s right: failed, cratered, imploded, or “went aloha oe,” as we say in Hawaii. You ask the team to come up with all the reasons why the failure occurred. Then each member has to state one reason until every reason is on a list. The next step is to figure out ways to prevent every reason from occurring.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“Entrepreneurship is about doing, not learning to do.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not “Eureka!” (I found it!) but “That’s funny . . .” —Isaac Asimov”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“If pitches were weapons, the majority would be B-1 Lancers or Navy Seals. The B-1 pitch is up in the clouds. It features a lot of hand-waving, cool PowerPoint animations, and use of terms such as strategic, partnerships, alliances, first-mover advantage, and patented technology. Typically, it’s delivered by an MBA with a finance or consulting background.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“Reality is going kick your ass so far that not even Google will find you. The”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“Sometimes blissful ignorance is awfully empowering”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“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, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“Bootstrapping goes awry when entrepreneurs focus on saving pennies to the detriment of the Big Picture.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“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, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“Everyone would love to have a large and growing market, perfected technology, and infinite capital. Under those conditions, anyone can be an entrepreneur. The question is what you are willing to do and can you do when the conditions are far from perfect.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
“​Bazı insanlar, değişecek olurlarsa, Tanrı'nın kendilerini seveceğine inanırlar. Bazıları da Tanrı kendilerini sevdiği için değişmeleri gerektiğine inanır.”
Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything

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