Gary Vaynerchuk is the ultimate businessman. Born with an entrepreneurial spirit, Gary is a proven investor and advisor in the world of startups, and now an expert on the Fortune 500 world, through is work as CEO of Vaynermedia, a social media marketing agency. Having two bestsellers under his belt doesn’t hurt either.
Here are 10 quotes by Gary Vaynerchuk that will change your perspective on how you should run your business.
1.“Stop focusing on dumb shit. Don’t be afraid to break things. Don’t be romantic. Don’t take the time to breathe. Don’t aim for perfect. And whatever you do, keep moving. Reread this a few times . . .” – Gary Vaynerchuk
2.“I failed all my classes and that’s why I’m winning. In hindsight, the fact that I was considered a failure for the first 18 years of my life has become the foundation of my success.” – Gary Vaynerchuk
3.“Passion is an unmatched fuel. Add being happy to that and you have a wonderful formula for good health.” – Gary Vaynerchuk
4.“When you’re hustling, hustle with all you’ve got. When you’re sick, stop. Let it happen. Your body is trying to tell you something. Listen to it.” – Gary Vaynerchuk
5.“Skills are cheap, passion is priceless.” – Gary Vaynerchuk
6.“Ideas are worthless without the execution; execution is pointless without the ideas.” – Gary Vaynerchuk
7.“Life shrinks and expands on the proportion of your willingness to take risks and try new things.” – Gary Vaynerchuk
8.“Because nobody else does it! But you can and you should. People love when you take an extra second out of your day to acknowledge them. It’s the equivalent of a nicely written thank-you note, except it takes less time to do and it doesn’t take two days to get to its destination.” – Gary Vaynerchuk
9.“There’s no such thing as perfect. Chasing ”Perfect” is the shortest road to not achieving it.” – Gary Vaynerchuk
10.“How we cultivate our relationships is often the greatest determinant of the type of life we get to live. Business is no different.” – Gary Vaynerchuk