My team put this article together and I wanted to share it with you all :) Enjoy!

A lot of people misunderstand Gary’s message on “hustling” and “working your face off.”

Ultimately, Gary’s message is about being happy with your life and getting to a place where you don’t feel the need to complain. Not working yourself to the point of burnout or unhappiness.

In this article, we wanted to create some more context on what he actually means vs what people think it means. And we felt like doing it with memes ;)

What People Think Gary Means: “If You’re Not Working 15–18 Hours a Day, You’re Not Doing Enough With Your Life.”

Society puts a lot of pressure on people in their 20s to “figure out” their lives.

The reality is, most 57-year-olds don’t even have their lives figured out. There’s no reason to put pressure on yourself so early in the process.

Here are a few things to remember as you’re navigating life in your 20s:

1. Take The Biggest Risks Of Your Life.

Going “conservative” in your 20s is something you really, really should debate. Especially if you aren’t in debt.

When you’re this young, the number one thing you should focus on is executing on the most high risk behaviors of your life.

The biggest reason that…

Hey VaynerNation, this is a quick message from Team Gary Vee:

It has been brought to our attention that there are numerous people trying to impersonate @garyvee and scam people by offering illegitimate services in exchange for money. Scammers are often sending private messages over social media, email, text pretending to be Gary. They often use Gary’s name and photo to falsely endorse get-rich-quick schemes.

Followers who post/comment on Gary’s social media are being specifically targeted in private channels by people impersonating Gary. The scammers use quite convincing methods to try and extract personal information and cash from the…

One of the reasons I put out so much content is so that selfishly, I can get emails from people in my audience telling me how I’ve helped them.

A fan sent me this email that shows how big of an impact putting out content can have.


I just want to express my absolute thanks. I listened to your content every day as I got ready to go to my job that I absolutely hated. It was the first job I took out of college, so I figured that was what the real world was like. You just have…

Huge and exciting day for me as I released episode 2 of my new series, Trash Talk!

Trash Talk is a new series where you can actually watch me go garage sailing, pick out items, negotiate with sellers, and find what the items are worth on eBay.

People always ask me why.I go garage sailing on the weekends.

They ask me why — as a CEO who runs a $150 million company — I would hit up a yard sale to buy a $3 product to flip for $40 on eBay when I could be doing something else for “higher…

1. Figure yourself out

Self awareness the biggest keys to my success.

There are SO many people out there who are working jobs they hate because they haven’t found their passion.

It’s why so many people struggle with working 18 hours a day. If you don’t love what you do, of course it’s going to be hard to put in work. It’s hard to spend time doing something you’re not excited about.

One way you can do this is by asking the five people that you know best.

You can split them into two categories: People who you deeply love, and people who you’re…

Dealing with pressure from parents is such a big topic for so many young people out there.

They love their folks and don’t want to upset them, but at the same time, they want to go out and do what they love.

I have empathy for people in this position because they love their parents. They appreciate their sacrifices.

But the truth is, your parents will be proud of you in the end no matter what.

You’re better off having problems with them now (in the short term) than for the rest of your life.

Having some disagreements with your…

A lot of people feel anxiety when they hit their late 20s.

When you hit 27, 28, 29, or 30, more and more of your friends will be getting married. Having kids. Buying homes. On the surface, it can seem like they “made it.”

It’s easy to look at them and start auditing where you’re at in life, wondering why you haven’t made it yet.

It’s a tricky stage.

But the truth is, if you’re under 30, you’re just barely getting started.

A lot of people don’t understand how long life really is. Many young people today will end up…

In the early part of 2017, I created the “2017 Flip Challenge” to push people to sell products on sites like eBay for profit.

So many of you complain about not having money to start a business, invest in ads, or build your personal brand. But at the same time, you have things laying around the house that you could sell online.

You could take the time you spend watching House of Cards or Game of Thrones, and use it to find out what products are worth on eBay. You could out what your clothes are worth. Find out what…

In this video excerpt, I talk with a young entrepreneur who’s early in the process of building his personal brand.

It’s advice that about 65% of my audience really needs on building a brand when you’re first starting out.

The video was one of my most popular ones of all time on YouTube. I think you’ll get a lot of value from it.

I hope you enjoy it!

Gary: How old are you?

Guest: 32

Gary: Perfect. You know the point now is to just take three years and just do and see what that tastes like.

Guest: Mmm.


Gary Vaynerchuk

Family first! But after that, businessman. CEO of @vaynermedia. Host of #DailyVee & The #AskGaryVee Show. A dude who loves The Hustle @Winelibrary & the @NYJets

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