Business Video Roundup: Fastest Way to Grow a Local Business, Being a Great CEO & More
“People often optimize for the role or for the company,” Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber, said at a Stanford Graduate School of Business talk earlier this week. “The first thing I optimize for is who I will work with. Don’t bet on companies, bet on people.” Along with Khosrowshah’s enlightening talk, our video roundup this week covers a variety of business topics. This includes 10 important decisions founders must make, the fastest way to grow a local business, and being a great CEO (according to Michael Ovitz).
Patrick Bet-David: 10 Decisions Founders Have to Make
This 15-minute video from Valuetainment’s Patrick Bet-David lays out 10 important decisions that founders have to make when starting a business in order to create a strong foundation for future success.
Uncomfortable Truths About Being a Great CEO: A Conversation with Michael Ovitz
Gary Vaynerchuk sits down and talks shop with Michael Ovitz, the Hollywood mogul who launched Creative Artists Agency (CAA), briefly served as president of The Walt Disney Company in the late ‘90s, and has been a private investor and advisor to several highly successful Silicon Valley tech companies. He dishes out the wisdom over 38 minutes.
Evan Carmichael: This Is the Fastest Way to Grow Your Local Business
In this 15-minute video, Evan Carmichael gives advice to a local service-based small business owner who needs help growing her company. If your small business is struggling to gain traction in your city, watch this for some tips.
Stanford GSB: Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, Uber
“People often optimize for the role or for the company. The first thing I optimize for is who I will work with. Don’t bet on companies, bet on people.” Wise words from Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber, who talked with students at Stanford GSB’s View from the Top event on Dec. 3. In this 41-minute video, he shares stories, business advice, and wisdom gained over the years.
Entrepreneur: CEO Scott Kitun on Strong Leadership and Good Goal Setting
In this short three-minute video, Scott Kitun, CEO of online startup network Technori, talks about how good leadership and smart goal setting work hand in hand to help you reach higher rungs on the ladder of success.
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