Since I am still in Europe haven’t had time to sit down and write the six or seven blog posts I started drafting on the TGV to Paris last Friday, let me just point you to this solid video of Guy Kawasaki speaking with Brian Solis about the Apple paradox, the key elements behind Virgin America and Zappos’ success, the negative impact of disengaged CEOs, AT&T’s disconnect with the reality of their customers’ experience, the death of the oracles of technology and of course… the three pillars of enchantment.
I will review Enchantment when I get back to the US, by the way, so stay tuned for that.
Okay, so… Can I be honest about this video? As much as I dig Brian, how brilliant he is, how well he understands digital communications and operational models and stuff that flies over most people’s heads, and how friendly and engaging he is (which is why I love watching his interviews and asked him to write the foreword for Social Media ROI), Guy kind of steals the show. I never watch 30-minute interviews. EVER. I watched this one.
Check it out. You’ll see what I am talking about:
And while we’re on the subject of books, Enchantment and Social Media ROI make a pretty sweet pairing. Think of it as kind of a right-brain, left-brain combo of win. (The two books complement each other surprisingly well.) But hey, don’t take my word for it. Amazon.com took the liberty of bringing it up all on its own: