Crushing It!: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence-and How You Can, Too
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Gary makes it clear that this book is not some magic template of success, in 3 simple steps: “Don’t look for a nine-step program to success here, though. I can’t give you one. The principles are universal; the path is all yours.” The stories provided in this book all illustrate the passion and exertion of really successful entrepreneurs. But there’s one more reason Gary likes Snapchat so much: it is where you can be an authentic human being. A 19-year-old presenting as a guru will come off as phony, regardless of their intentions. Transparency is the best policy when it comes to building your personal brand. Don’t bother teaching folks how to play the piano. You may just learn along with them. Passion
Fear of wasting time” – If you don’t spend all your time doing something productive that you love, you won’t be afraid to waste time. Stop watching TV, playing video games, golfing or engaging in any other leisure activity – and build your business. School and the nine-to-five grind are not going anywhere… People are so scared they’ll be wasting time if they try to build a business, even when their time isn’t valuable.”To succeed on a grand scale, you need to work for free, nearly nonstop, and probably for years before any substantial payoff.
Everyone’s an ass until they’re a pioneer.” 5: The Only Thing You Need to Give Yourself to Crush It If you have read Gary’s other books, or paid attention to any of his content, there won’t be a whole lot of new information here. Which, is good because that means his message is consistent. However, what you will find is new information that’s more current than his 2009 book, Crush It. If you’re looking to start a new business venture, wherever point of that you may find yourself in, Gary offers practical tips on how to get started and be effective on any social media platform. Sure, some may read this and think it’s a load of bull. But I’ve implemented some of the things he has mentioned in this book, and others, and it’s benefitted my podcast. So, take my opinion for what you will.This is a sentence that we will hear almost every day. The author is telling us why we should follow our passion The tips on how to use social media platforms well were closest to useful but not deep enough. ‘Create good content and be patient’ is pretty much all you’ll get out of it.