RED 201: The Cult Of Gary Vaynerchuk

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RED 201: The Cult Of Gary VaynerchukGary Vaynerchuk is one of those guys you either love or hate. That’s a business lesson it itself…

His latest book, #AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur’s Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness, was sent to me by a friend. In this episode, I talk about some of the big ideas within the book and what you, as an influencer, can learn from the good, bad, and ugly of Gary Vaynerchuk.

In This Episode:

  • Should you trust him? Here’s how to tell…
  • Does a plaid shirt make you look more manly? Only if you have this to back it up…
  • Why people are asking you about your marriage (even though you’re not in the “marriage advice” business)
  • The real reason Gary Vaynerchuk is all over my Facebook feed (and probably yours too)
  • Did Gary Vaynerchuk get out of a bad book publishing deal?
  • Why celebrities are often assholes (and what they miss when it comes to success)
  • Letting an iPad raise your kids for you
  • The harsh reality about a “10-book” publishing deal (and why you might not want to sign one)
  • Why I edit my own podcast (even though there are better editors available for not a lot of money)
  • My podcast recording process revealed — it’s not pretty!
  • You’re going to pay now or you’re going to pay later, but you’re always going to pay…
  • How to make your content stand out from the crowd
  • The very best thing you can do to succeed in business
  • Why employees love some bosses (and hate others)
  • A bullshit ego stroke that “gurus” (including Gary Vaynerchuk) are completely wrong about
  • Gary Vaynerchuk’s social media “identity crisis”
  • The “Free Vacation” scam
  • Why there is so much junk on social media (and how to compete against it)
  • The “Rock Star” fallacy — a life lesson from 100+ dead musicians (and even more that are still alive)
  • How long you’ll stay on top (HINT: Not long)
  • Are people ignoring you and your work? Here’s what to do about it…

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