Badassery Magazine January 2018 Issue 20 - Page 49

I n Episode 44 of the Badassery Podcast, 4-time New York Times best-selling author and serial entrepreneur, Gary Vaynerchuk, speaks to Badassery Podcast about turning disadvantages into driving forces, optimism, comparison, competition and building your legacy in the age of the internet. I'm a big fan of just building the biggest building, not tearing everybody else's building down. I think one of the big flaws for a lot of my female entrepreneur best friends that I'm watching right now is they are spending so much time tearing other people's buildings down — rightfully — let this be very clear. They are rightfully tearing other people's buildings down. I just want to make sure they don't allow that gear to become their norm because it is not a way to be successful in your legacy and longer term. So, I would ask people to be very thoughtful right now about how they are going about it because you don't want to get into patterns that are detrimental. And, tearing buildings down in most circumstances, outside of the extreme, is not a good move and a horrible waste of your energy. Listen to the full episode airing January 1, 2018 at 48