AGL 227: Play Bigger with Kevin Maney
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About Kevin Kevin Maney is a bestselling author and award-winning columnist. He has been writing about technology for 30 years, has interviewed most of the tech pioneers you can name, and brings broad and deep context to Category Design conversations. He is co-author of the book Play Bigger, and has been an A-list writer and thinker about technology for 25 years. Kevin’s most recent book is UnHealthcare: A Manifesto for Health Assurance, which proposes a new category of healthcare. It is co-authored with Hemant Taneja of General Catalyst and Stephen Klasko, CEO of Jefferson Health. Kevin and Hemant also co-authored the 2018 book Unscaled: How AI and a New Generation of Upstarts Are Creating the Economy of the Future. His other books include The Two-Second Advantage (a 2011 New York Times best seller), Trade-Off: Why Some Things Catch On and Others Don't, and The Maverick and His Machine: Thomas Watson Sr. and the Making of IBM. Kevin wrote a regular column for Newsweek, and has been a contributor to Fortune, The Atlantic, Fast Company and ABC News, among other media outlets. He was a contributing editor at Conde Nast Portfolio and for 22 years, Kevin was a columnist, editor and reporter at USA Today. He’s appeared frequently on television and radio, including CNN, CBS Sunday Morning and NPR, and lectures at conferences and universities. Kevin has collaborated with CEOs and worked on projects in partnership with companies such as Cisco and Qualcomm. He also writes music for and plays in a New York band, Total Blam Blam. Today We Talked About Kevin's background AI 6/10 Law Being a Category King Creating a new Category What problem is there to solve? An unsolved  problem is a new category Chrysler in the 1980s Enduring as a Category King Where Good Ideas Come From The Adjacent Possible Tesla and Netflix story AI is the new Electricity Connect with Kevin Website Twitter LinkedIn Category Design Advisors Play Bigger UnScaled UnHealthcare I’ve been using A2 Hosting for several years.  They offer state of the art SSD hosting for all of their plans.  Their sites are super fast and easy to setup.  I rarely need support, but when I was migrating my sites to a larger plan I used their support services and they were phenomenal.  I highly recommend A2 hosting for all of your hosting needs.  And I also recommend everyone to have a personal website. If you’re in technology and looking for a job and don’t have your own website, I probably wouldn’t hire you.  Just sayin’. Please use my affiliate link when signing up. 
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