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Hello and thanks for checking out Biznik Live! We've got an exciting lineup of guests to start off 2009. First off the bat is social media superstar Guy Kawasaki and we'll be talking with him about his new book "Reality Check: The Irreverent Guide to Outsmarting, Outmanaging, and Outmarketing Your Competition". Come back each wednesday this month to hear more from Daniel Pink (Jan 28th) and Barry Libert (Jan 21th).
About Guy Kawasaki
Guy Kawasaki is a managing director of Garage
Liz Lynch's Biznik Profile
Liz Lynch is author of Smart Networking: Attract a Following In Person and Online (McGraw-Hill, 2009) and a sought-after speaker who brings a practical and insightful perspective to networking that has connected with a global audience. Her printed and audio products have sold on six continents, she’s been invited to speak at conferences and organizations around the world, and her writings have been translated into multiple languages.
Liz is also founder of the
About "The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepeneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up"
People starting out in business tend to seek step-by-step formulas or specific rules for success, but in reality there are no magic bullets. Rather, says veteran company-builder Norm Brodsky, there's a mentality that helps street-smart entrepreneurs solve problems and pursue opportunities as they arise. He calls it "the knack," and it has made all the difference to the eight successful start-ups of his car
Chris DeWolfe, CEO of Myspace said of Gerzema's book, “This book thoroughly explains how the forces of social media and consumer power are reshaping the meaning and value of brands.”
Join us for a conversation with John and find out what is happening to the future of brands...
John Gerzema is Chief Insights Officer for Young & Rubicam Group. One of the early founders of account planning in American advertising, John has guided brand strategies to global business and creative acclaim.
About Wired to Care
WHAT’S THE CRITICAL difference between Nike and every other shoe company on the planet? Why do some airline executives continue to insist that air travel is great when we all know better? What has enabled Zildjian, a family business founded outside Istanbul, to thrive for almost 400 years?
In this essential and illuminating book, top business strategist Dev Patnaik tells the story of how organizations of all kinds prosper when they tap into a power each of us alrea
Dan McComb the co-founder of Biznik.com will discuss the growth that Biznik.com has gone through in the last year, and find out what being a member can do for you as a freelancer, self employed and solopreneur. Come and ask questions live on air, or join the live chat during the show. If you missed it you can always download the podcast later!
About Biznik: Biznik is based on a simple idea: connecting small businesses to each other for mutual business benefit.Biznik combines powerful social n
In this first Biznik Live show, we'll be interviewing author Michelle Goodman on how 'free agents' can survive and thrive as business owners amidst economic uncertainty.
In addition to her recently released "My so-called freelance life", Michelle Goodman is author of the nationally acclaimed "The Anti 9-to-5 Guide: Practical Career Advice for Women Who Think Outside the Cube", an irreverent handbook for aspiring cubicle expats. Her articles and essays about alternati
With the current economy as it is, the knowledge in these books is even more relevant than ever -come join the conversation with Dan and ask your own questions in the chat room (or in twitter with tag #bizniklive) during the 2nd 15 minutes of the show.
About A Whole New Mind
Lawyers. Accountants. Computer programmers. That's what our parents encouraged us to become when we grew up. But Mom and Dad were wrong. The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind o
What makes people act irrationally? In a timely but thin collection of anecdotes and empirical research, the Brafman brothers—Ari (The Starfish and the Spider), a business expert, and Rom, a psychologist—look at sway, the submerged mental drives that undermine rational action, from the desire to avoid loss to a failure to consider all the evidence or to perceive a person or situation beyond the initial impression and the reluctance to alter a plan that isn't working.
Come join us for our se
Throwing Sheep in the Boardroom is the first comprehensive book written for a wide audience about the powerful trend that is reshaping your life: the Web 2.0 social networking revolution.
Social networking sites are a global phenomenon. Sites like MySpace and Facebook now boast hundreds of millions of members. Online social interaction has become an indispensable part of their daily lives. This book examines the powerful forces driving this social e-revolution. It also describes the equa
Join us as Biznik host Leif Hansen asks Timothy Ferriss (author of the widely acclaimed 'The Four Hour Workweek') his thoughts on how 'free agents' (entrepreneurs, small business owners, the self-employed) can make successful decisions during these turbulent times. Ask Tim your own questions in the 2nd half of the show. This is the 2nd Biznik Live show in a four part series on 'Surviving & Thriving Amidst Economic Uncertainty"
"It's about time this book was written. It is a long-overdue mani
For our final Biznik Live interview in the series "Surviving & Thriving Amidst Economic Uncertainty", I'll be interviewing Van Jones, author of the hot and crucially important book 'The Green Collar Economy'. Please join us in the 2nd half of the show by calling or text-chatting in your questions.
"You couldn't create a better advocate for the green-collar movement than Van Jones."-Bryan Walsh, Time Magazine
"More than any other single figure, [Van Jones] has ushered the phrase 'green