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Gary Vaynerchuk Quotes

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Gary Vaynerchuk quotes: capillary-popping points by Mr. Hustle, Gary Vee.

“I day trade attention and build businesses.”

“Love your family, work super hard, live your passion.”

“Legacy is greater than currency.”

“The best marketing strategy ever?  Care.”

“I want to own the New York Jets; that’s what I want.  And I absolutely believe I am going to own the Jets.”

“Smart work will never replace hard work; it supplements it.”

“I put zero weight into anyone’s opinion about me because I know exactly who I am.  Can you say the same?”

“I’m concerned a little bit with the culture of celebrating the fundraise.  My dad taught me that when you borrow money it’s the worst day of your life.”

“Success, in general, is a well-balanced blend of luck, DNA, confidence, and hustle.”

“Being cool has nothing to do with age; it has to do with how solid your identity is.”

“Life shrinks and expands based on your willingness to take risks and try new things.”

“I’m pretty good at sticking to what I know.  You don’t see me social commentating on healthcare or presidential debates.  I talk about what I know because I’m petrified of being wrong.”

“Hustle is the most important word ever.”

“Bet on your strengths.”

“You have to understand your own personal DNA.  Don’t do things because I do them or Steve Jobs or Mark Cuban tried it.  You need to know your personal brand and stay true to it.”

“There’s no reason, in 2014, to do sh*t you hate.  NONE.”

“Social media marketing is a 24/7 job.”

“How do you make people buy in?  You don’t.  I speak only to the converted, and you should do the same.”

“Nobody walks this earth thinking he’s better than I think I am; I think I’m great.  At the same time, it’s so obvious to me that I’m nobody.”

“You can market your ass off, but if your product sucks, you’re dead.”

“Social media requires that business leaders start thinking like small-town shop owners.  This means taking the long view and avoiding short-term benchmarks to gauge progress.  It means allowing the personality, heart, and soul of the people who run all levels of the business to show.”

“I’m always looking forwards.  I spend very little time looking backwards.”

“Stop whining; start hustling.”

“Retention is the game.  The game in business is not how many customers you can get; it’s how many you can keep.”

“Whether you’re nine or 90, stop trying to fix the things you’re bad at and focus on the things you’re good at.”

“I attract a crowd, not because I’m an extrovert or I’m over the top or I’m oozing with charisma.  It’s because I care.”

“The reason we love our parents is because they loved us first.  Every single company should take this advice.”

“If you’re not putting relevant content in relevant places, you don’t exist.”

“Stop focusing on dumb sh*t.”

“The incredible brand awareness and bottom-line profits achievable through social media marketing require hustle, heart, sincerity, constant engagement, long-term commitment, and most of all, artful and strategic storytelling.”

“If you fail and people laugh at you, they’re not worth your time.  Ignore them.”

“Effort is grossly underrated.”

“If you religiously follow just a few core business philosophies that mean the most to you… and spend all your time there, everything else will naturally fall into place.”

“Skills are cheap.  Passion is priceless.”

“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.”

“Wake up before everybody else and work into the night.”

“Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a small business, or a Fortune 500 company, great marketing is all about telling your story in such a way that it compels people to buy what you are selling.  That’s a constant.  What’s always in flux, especially in this noisy, mobile world, is how, when, and where the story gets told; and even who gets to tell all of it.”

“When it comes down to it, nothing trumps execution.”

“I’m wired like a CEO and care a great deal about the bottom line, but I care about my customers even more than that.   That’s always been my competitive advantage.”

“I find it fascinating that a lot of business books that do well are from people who’ve never made any money in business.”

“You must choose an area where you can win.  No, scratch that.  Not just win, but absolutely dominate.  After all, don’t we have enough mediocre podcasts around?”

There’s so much wisdom on this page.  But for me, the most powerful Gary Vaynerchuk advice is to master your one thing.  Like, that’s so accurate in my experience, it’s not even funny.

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