Business Video Roundup: First Impressions, Raising Money & Achieving Results with Integrity

Posted on 16.May.2017 by Mike Winters | @amcomcap

 Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors This week, Gary Vaynerchuk reveals why “milking the cow” is one of the keys to being a successful entrepreneur, Evan Carmichael lays out how to make a great first impression, and Brian Tracy describes five different leadership styles you can use to motivate your team. Then Entrepreneur magazine sits down with Valuetainment’s Patrick Bet-David to get to the bottom of that eternal question: how much money should you raise? Finally, Mary Barra, the CEO of General Motors, delivers lots of terrific advice in an hour-long talk at Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Gary Vaynerchuk: The Key to Being a Successful Entrepreneur

“Ninety-nine percent of successful entrepreneurship is just ax to the tree, just grinding, milking the cow,” says Gary Vaynerchuk. This eight-minute video illustrates exactly what he means by that.

Evan Carmichael: How to Make a Great First Impression

First impressions are incredibly important in business. Often, you only have that one chance to win someone over to make that deal. In this 18-minute video, Evan Carmichael and an array of successful guests offer up a number of actionable tips and techniques on how to be more confident, likable, and make that first impression count.

Entrepreneur: How Much Money Should Entrepreneurs Really Raise?

Entrepreneur editor-in-chief Jason Feifer and Valuetainment host Patrick Bet-David discuss the ins and outs of raising money for a business venture. “If you can do it without raising any money, that’s number one,” Bet-David says. Then he runs down the pros and cons of raising a lot of operating capital versus raising just enough to get by.

Brian Tracy: 5 Different Types of Leadership Styles

“Leadership is the ability to get extraordinary achievement from ordinary people,” Brian Tracy says. In this eight-minute video, he describes five different leadership styles that you can use to motivate your team and lead others to success.

Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors, on Achieving Results with Integrity

In this 52-minute video from Stanford Graduate School of Business, Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, discusses a range of business topics. The thread running through it all: the importance of achieving results with integrity. When handling a business crisis, she says to do the right thing for the customer, be transparent, and ensure that it never happens again. Sage advice.

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