Gary Vaynerchuk on the Importance of Being Passionate
January 25, 2018
Gary Vaynerchuk Shares the Importance of Being Passionate
When searching for companies to invest in, Gary V. looks for one key element: Passion. “It is absolutely the singular trait that differentiates winners in true competitive markets,” says the entrepreneurial-spirited Gary Vaynerchuk Not only does passion carry you through your successes, it also pulls you through the tough times. Even if costs are high, margins are low and you’re fighting an uphill battle, passion will keep you in love with what you do. “Passion is a very attractive thing,” he says. Check out more of Gary V. and his take on how passion is critical to all that we do.
About Gary Vaynerchuk
Gary Vaynerchuk builds businesses. Fresh out of college he took his family wine business and grew it from a $3M to a $60M business in just five years. Now he runs VaynerMedia, one of the world's hottest digital agencies. Along the way he became a prolific angel investor and venture capitalist, investing in companies like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Uber and Birchbox before eventually co-founding VaynerRSE, a $25M angel fund.
Gary also currently hosts The #AskGaryVee Show, a way of providing as much value as possible by taking questions about social media, entrepreneurship, startups and family businesses, and giving his answers based on a lifetime of building successful, multimillion dollar companies. The show is also available as a podcast on iTunes, Stitcher and SoundCloud.
Gary is also a prolific public speaker, delivering keynotes at events like Le Web and SXSW, which you can watch on his YouTube channel. He was named to both Fortune and Crain's 40 under 40 lists in consecutive years, and has been profiled in the New York Times, Fortune and Inc.
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