Chat with Kobi Yamada! Kobi Yamada is a multiple New York Times bestselling author including the award-winning picture books: What Do You Do With An Idea?, What Do You Do With A Problem?, What Do You Do With A Chance?, Maybe, Trying and Because I Had A Teacher, Because of You, Mom, Because of You, Dad and Finding Muchness. His books have sold millions of copies, inspired a dance performance, a symphony performance, a musical theater performance and an upcoming animated film. His titles have been translated into over thirty languages. Kobi also serves as the President/CEO of Compendium, Incorporated, an inspiring gift and publishing company.
We are in for a treat as we discuss business, story-telling and journey that he has experienced as an entrepreneur.
Kobi Yamada is a New York Times best-selling author and the CEO of Compendium, a company of amazing people doing amazing things. Kobi lives happily with the love of his life and their two super fun kids in the land of flying salmon, where he gets to see unbelievable possibilities unfold every day. He wonders if maybe life is even more beautiful than he imagined.www.live-inspired.com
Startup Grind Rutgers University
Alfred is Assistant Director of Entrepreneurship Programs for Rutgers Business School, Founder of Rutgers Entrepreneurial Academy of Leadership, and the author of The Students Handbook To Breaking All The Rules and Co-Author of the Super Sister Skylar Children's book Series and Founder of Rule Breaker University an Educational Consulting Company geared at Leadership development for people between 18-25. Alfred is a proud graduate of Oakwood University in Huntsville, AL
Alfred has worked with: SXSW, California State University-Chico, University of Florida, Global Consortium of Entrepreneurial
Centers, Pharrell Williams K!dult Conference, Fast Company Magazine, Monster.com, Rutgers University, Hofstra University, Newark Public Schools, The Children's Defense Fund Freedom Schools to name a few.
Even with the accomplishments mentioned, the one he is most proud of is being the father of
Skylar Jaelle Blake and Alfred Blake V... children that have somehow figured a way to wrap me around their fingers.
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