Without Hustle, Your Talent Will Only Get You So Far
Gary Vaynerchuk, AKA Gary Vee, turned a 3 million dollar family wine business into a 60 million dollar wine business in just 3 years. He is the CEO of Vaynermedia, which is one of the worlds hottest social and digital media agencies, he's is an investor, venture capitalist, and the star of his own show, The #AskGaryVee show. He has been delivering keynote speeches for big time companies and has delivered a Ted Talk that is just shy of 700,000 views which you can see here.
"Without hustle, your talent will only get you so far"
Gary Vee hustles. He has been a grinder since he was child, ripping flowers out of his neighbors yards and selling them right back. He had his own Lemonade Stand franchise. He was able to sell baseball cards for thousands in a week. In his teenage years, he began working in his family wine business. He saw the opportunity of using social media to his advantage and that's where he began to grow his multi-million dollar business.
In 2009, he began his company called VaynerMedia. VaynerMedia is media agency that helps large brands spread awareness of their cause and story. Vayner media has done work with the NY Jets, General Eletric, Pepsi, and Anheiser-Busch to name a few. In the past few years he has built his own TV show on YouTube called #TheAskGaryVee Show. The show consists of Gary answering questions from fans and other business leaders.
Gary V has grown into a massive web personality via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and most recently Snap Chat. The most inspiring thing about Gary is not only his work ethic, but they way he manages to find opportunities that others don't. He understands the meaning of being resourceful, and sees how fortunate we are with the way technology and social platforms have changes the game for business.
Check out this video featuring Gary Vaynerchuk.
If you like'd that video, then you'll love Gary Vaynechuk's helpful books about entrepreneurship.