Gary Vaynerchuk did not speak a word of English when he emigrated from the former Soviet Union to the United States. He was failing school as a D and F student, and many people also expected him to fail in life. However, his optimism, drive, and work ethic are living proof that the American dream is alive. Join host Tom Bilyeu as he and the four-time New York Times best-selling author and head of VaynerMedia go deep on the magic of entrepreneurship in this episode of Impact Theory.
Gary talks about keyboard activists and his lack of interest in complaining. [3:42]
Tom and Gary discuss the practical mindset behind early adoption and his talent for recognizing trends. [8:02]
Gary explains why he believes that work ethic is a taught behavior. [12:36]
Gary communicates the values that he wants to instill into his children. [17:26]
Gary describes himself as nonjudgmental and fully in love with himself and others. [22:30]
Tom and Gary talk about the importance of taking full ownership for everything. [25:17]
Gary shares how his mother helped to shape his personal narrative and worldview. [29:35]
Gary discloses what sets him apart from other entrepreneurs and influencers. [32:52]
Tom and Gary go deep on creating an incredible work culture and the power of doing good. [34:58]
Gary unveils the magic of entrepreneurship and making counterintuitive choices. [39:50]
Gary talks about the art of choosing the right opportunities. [43:53]
Gary defines the impact that he wants to have on the world. [45:16]
Tom Bilyeu is the co-founder of 2014 Inc. 500 company Quest Nutrition — a unicorn startup valued at over $1 billion — and the co-founder and host of Impact Theory. Impact Theory is a first-of-its-kind company designed to facilitate global change through the incubation of mission-based businesses and the cultivation of empowering content. Every piece of content Impact Theory creates is meant to underscore the company mission to free people from The Matrix and help them unlock their true potential. Impact Theory exists to inspire the next generation of game-changing companies and creators that will make a true and lasting impact on the world.