Business Video Roundup: Know Your Market & Be a Go-To Expert in Your Field

Posted on 19.Jan.2018 by Mike Winters | @amcomcap

Jim Ryan, Flexero CEO "Know your business, know your competitors, know your market." That's advice from entrepreneur Mikhail Goncharov, who started his business with a single food cart in Moscow in 1998. Today his business has grown into a thriving $120 million chain of restaurants that recently broke into the American market with new locations in New York City. Goncharov's advice also ties in with the other videos in our roundup this week: Evan Carmichael discussing how to become the go-to expert in your field and Wang Chang telling the story of how he sold his business to Twitter for more than $100 million. Plus, Flexera CEO Jim Ryan talks about the importance of having a clear vision of success as a business leader.

Evan Carmichael: How to Become the Go-To Expert in Your Field

If you can become a go-to expert in your field or market, you stand a much greater chance of achieving market dominance and a regular influx of new customers. In this 13-minute video, Evan Carmichael lays out seven ways to position yourself as an expert in your field.

Here's How to Sell Your Business for $100 Million

In this 24-minute interview with Wang Chang, the successful entrepreneur describes the road he traveled that led to him selling his business Crashlytics to Twitter for more than $100 million. Chang also discusses his approach to startups, angel investing, and other business topics.

Painting a Clear Vision of Success with Flexera CEO Jim Ryan

Even the most successful business needs strong leadership to continue to grow. In this three-minute video, Flexera CEO Jim Ryan talks about how he inherited a thriving business and managed to improve upon it with strong communication and leadership skills.

This Entrepreneur Started with a Single Food Cart and Now Has a $120 Million Company

Russian entrepreneur Mikhail Goncharov began his business with a single food cart in Moscow in 1998. Today it's a $120 million chain with 300 locations in Russia and two new locations in New York City. In this brief video, Goncharov offers this advice to fellow entrepreneurs: "Know your business, know your competitors, know your market."

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