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Ask Gary Vee

Ask Gary Vee

The New York Times bestselling author draws from his popular show #AskGaryVee to offer surprising, often outrageous, and imminently useful and honest answers to everything you’ve ever wanted to know—and more—about navigating the new world.

Gary Vaynerchuk—the inspiring and unconventional entrepreneur who introduced us to the concept of crush it—knows how to get things done, have fun, and be massively successful. A marketing and business genius, Gary had the foresight to go beyond traditional methods and use social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube to reach an untapped audience that continues to grow.

#AskGaryVee showcases the most useful and interesting questions Gary has addressed on his popular show. Distilling and expanding on the podcast’s most urgent and evergreen themes, Gary presents practical, timely, and timeless advice on marketing, social media, entrepreneurship, and everything else you’ve been afraid to ask but are dying to know. Gary gives you the insights and information you need on everything from effectively using Twitter to launching a small business, hiring superstars to creating a personal brand, launching products effectively to staying healthy—and even buying wine.

Whether you’re planning to start your own company, working in digital media, or have landed your first job in a traditional company, #AskGaryVee is your essential guide to making things happen in a big way.

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Review by SimonHedley | The Strategic Alchemist

I’ve got to know Gary over the decade. I’ve seen him sharing, growing and learning.. And more than that helping. His #AskGaryVee work is a massive step forward both those in the corporate space looking to make the step outside and into the faster waters of modern entrepreneurship and social influence, and also those looking to free themselves from the distraction rich world of the guru cult snake oil training space.

I come from a background of business, banking and entrepreneurship. I also know there is more to life than just making money.

Why I’m writing this is in the last few days, I met with Gary live in London and watched him being present and talking to hundreds of people who came and asked Gary V. There was no ego, there was no security, there was a man who was and is deeply passionate about 1) being authentic 2) cutting through the BS 3) walking his talk.

He wouldn’t have done that for the money or to sell some books. He actually 100% deeply cares. Meet him, shake his hand and get behind the “noise” of @askgaryvee

We also run a charity , and we’ve given his previous books – jab jab jab hook, and shared his content and it’s made a difference to a lot of people. So far early days.. But the same here ..

If you want to see why 300+ people came at a few hours notice after a simple post on Instagram and snapchat.. Read this book.

And remember all it takes is one simple idea, implemented to make the difference.

This book will give you more than one..

There are fewer people right now I would recommend you read if you wanted a fresh mindset and fresh take – based on tried and tested logic

Gary is someone that is walking the talk of being a growth mechanic and I know because I am too. This is not noise or gambling. This is work. And he’s loyal to what he knows works.

He’s also willing to admit – I was wrong and learn and move forward.

Read the book, apply what you learn, and hopefully I’ll be learning and partnering and buying from you soon too.

simon hedley and gary vaynerchuk

Way Of The Peaceful Warrior

Way of the Peaceful Warrior

The Way of the Peaceful Warrior
Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives
Author: Dan Millman

Way Of The Peaceful Warrior

Way Of The Peaceful Warrior

An amazing book and inspiring movie.

Dan Millman’s book provides the example of a teacher that many of us meet, but few of us realise we’ve met till years later.

It speaks to the hero’s journey and the journey to happiness.

Good luck on your path.

 

Losing My Virginity

Losing my Virginity

Losing my Virginity
Author: Richard Branson

Losing My Virginity

Losing My Virginity

A unique and insightful book about the prolific entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson.

This is an autobiography of the unique entrepeneur.

It's Not How GOOD You are, It's HOW GOOD you want to BE

It’s Not How Good You Are

It’s not how good you are
It’s not how good you are, it’s how good you want to be
Author: Paul Arden

It's Not How GOOD You are, It's HOW GOOD you want to BE

It’s Not How GOOD You are, It’s HOW GOOD you want to BE

A concise look at attitude and business philosophy, full of good ideas which are easy to understand and implement.

This book has brought delight, insight and ideas more than once, and is a present I’ve been given several times over the years.

Sure to inspire and challenge.

The E Myth Revisited

E-myth Revisited

E-myth Revisited
Work On Your Business, Not In It
Author:  Michael Gerber

The E Myth Revisited

The E Myth Revisited

I wish I’d read this book 10 years ago.. There are so many “Doh” moments, where I found myself going, that’s where I went wrong.. So many of us get it wrong, and this should be essential reading.. I can’t believe no one told me to read it before. (Many thanks to Simon Hedley, I owe you one for recommending this)

Michael Gerber’s The E-Myth Revisited should be required reading for anyone thinking about starting a business or for those who have already taken that fateful step. The title refers to the author’s belief that entrepreneurs–typically brimming with good but distracting ideas–make poor businesspeople. He establishes an incredibly organised and regimented plan, so that daily details are scripted, freeing the entrepreneur’s mind to build the long-term success or failure of the business. You don’t need an MBA to understand or follow its directives; Gerber takes time to explain buzzwords and complex theories. Written in a clear and well-paced manner, The E-Myth Revisited is like receiving advice from an old friend.