The Superstar Agenda

Who are “superstars” anyway? You very likely know them by name in the social and work ecosystems that you inhabit. Being a superstar has nothing to do with fame or fortune although some superstars may have either or both. At the heart of it, superstars exhibit an amplified individuality. They exhibit a strong resonance between their inherent creative expression, what they do on a daily basis, and the social systems that they are a part of. The Superstar Agenda breaks down what this resonance means, how to identify it, and even how to create it. You emerge with an understanding of how to master the invisible forces of resonance that are at the heart of Your Superstar Agenda.

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“The Superstar Agenda is SO necessary right now. Kennedy’s passion for understanding a formula for success is so empowering because it drives us to understand that there is no ONE way to get there. In an era when social media can make success look as simple as getting enough likes, hearing individual’s stories – their challenges, their insecurities, their triumphs, their joys – brings much-needed gravity and humanity to the success journey. Speaking with Kennedy, I was able to genuinely and candidly explore my past, my beliefs, and my desires. And to reflect on how superstar qualities can be in all of us. It’s truly about how we dare to see ourselves.”

Eric Lockley
3-TIME WINNER SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO, CANNES FILM FESTIVAL ACTOR
INTERVIEWED FOR SUPERSTAR AGENDA, VOLUME I

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“There are enough platforms in the world making people ‘famous’, regardless of actual accomplishments or awesomeness. Superstar Agenda disrupts the notion of ‘famous’ by going to the core of what makes truly awesome people tick. (Yes, I did just call myself awesome. But Superstar Agenda was instrumental in helping me recognize and own my awesomeness publicly.) Kennedy was the first one to snatch up my story, less than one week after I outed my CIA past to the world in the NY Times and on CNN. His ability to connect with his subjects and draw out their most authentic and amazing stories rivals the most masterful spies’ recruiting skills. He disarmed me with his charm, stunned me with his insights into my personality, and then got me to spill my previously-shuttered personal stories. By reading his other interviews, it is clear he has a true talent for bringing the best out of people, and sharing beautiful, inspiring stories with the world.”

Yael Eisenstat
FORMER CIA ANALYST, NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR TO VICE-PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN, AND REGULAR CONTRIBUTOR TO THE NEW YORK TIMES AND CNN
INTERVIEWED FOR SUPERSTAR AGENDA, VOLUME I

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“So I had this wonderful two-hour conversation in Brooklyn with Kennedy Gachiri a while back that became this stunning profile on me for Superstar Agenda. We talked about grief and the finiteness of our lives, my wild Inside Man auditions, the life lessons I continue to cherish from my dear friend and mentor Tamilla Woodard, cutting my teeth at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, and what I once did during a show in eastern Kentucky that caused 200 people to walk out. I’ve done hundreds of interviews over the years and never has an interviewer seen me, truly, with this kind of clarity and precision. And, also, an abundance of generosity that’s both perplexing and humbling. Thank you, dear Kennedy.”

Carlos Andres Gomez
NATIONALLY RENOWN SPOKEN WORD POET
INTERVIEWED FOR SUPERSTAR AGENDA, VOLUME II

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“Kennedy Gachiri has a compelling magnetism that is palpable! Kennedy exudes an elegance, sophistication, intelligence, and supreme charm. He personifies Superstar! Indeed, his book ‘The Superstar Agenda’ explores the meaning of the Superstar Agenda – who has it, how to identify it, and the mores that go into understanding how to master the invisible forces that are at the heart of it. I am humbled to be included in this revealing book about who and what is at the heart of the Superstar Agenda.”

Sue Phillips
DESIGNER OF THE BURBERRY AND TIFFANY FRAGRANCES
FOUNDER AND CEO OF SCENTERPRISES
INTERVIEWED FOR SUPERSTAR AGENDA, VOLUME II

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“Kennedy is a natural at interviewing and truly innovative in his approach. As the locale, he selected a Central Park bench around a bend. Secluded, yet in the middle of NYC – which captured several aspects of me as the subject:  private, NYC born and raised, and also public – at home in both the natural and urban environments. His approach to interviewing is deeply conversational and produces openness and far ranging dialogue. He is a man who is eclectic in his interests, worldly, international – intellectual and yet grounded. These qualities produce an interview and a magazine of unusual substance and diversity.”

Khary Lazarre-White
WALL STREET JOURNAL BEST-IN-NEW FICTION AUTHOR,
CO-FOUNDER OF THE BROTHERHOOD/SISTER SOL
INTERVIEWED FOR SUPERSTAR AGENDA, VOLUME II

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“What I love about Kennedy is that he starts getting you talking and your mind starts to wander and you tell stories in a way you don’t with any other interviewer. He’s the man.”

Iqram Magdon-Ismail
CO-FOUNDER OF VENMO (MONEY TRANSFER APP PROCESSING $6 BILLION TRANSACTIONS A QUARTER)
INTERVIEWED FOR SUPERSTAR AGENDA, VOLUME I

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“My interview with Kennedy was by far the most revealing I’ve ever done, maybe because it didn’t feel like an interview – it felt like catching up with an old friend. As someone who’s accomplished so much himself, Kennedy has a natural ease with his “superstars” – he knows first hand the challenges and rewards that come with trying to do something really hard really well. Most impressive to me, he somehow managed to capture our natural conversational flow in a concise, edited interview that made the reader feel like they were in the room with us. He’s created a platform that showcases authentic, honest conversations – something that seems in increasingly short supply in a manicured, 140 character world.”

Adam Strauss
COMEDIAN AND STORY-TELLER
INTERVIEWED FOR SUPERSTAR AGENDA, VOLUME II

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 “Superstar Agenda represents the link between true artistry and productivity. I was delighted by how Kennedy illuminated my creative story.”

Nana Mensah
NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS’ PICK ACTRESS
INTERVIEWED FOR SUPERSTAR AGENDA, VOLUME I

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 “Kennedy has an eye for creativity, boldness, and brilliance in people, and a knack for comfortably eliciting insights from them. He’s the real Superstar here!”

Shreyans Bhansali
CO-FOUNDER OF SOCRATIC (EDUCATION APP THAT WAS ONE OF MOST DOWNLOADED IN 2017)
INTERVIEWED FOR SUPERSTAR AGENDA, VOLUME I

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“Superstar Agenda is a great platform to discover diverse and fresh talent. Kennedy not only does Q&A with his interviewees but also creates an enriching conversation that covers both the personal and professional. This takes you to whole other level of truly understanding who these creators really are from the inside-out. It was such a personal pleasure to talk to Kennedy and we also managed to share some laughs during our interview as well!”

Yelena York
POINTILLIST
INTERVIEWED FOR SUPERSTAR AGENDA, VOLUME II

Superstar agenda is releasing in….

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