Business Video Roundup: Borrowing from Friends & Family, Collaborative Leadership & More

Posted on 8.February.2019 by Mike Winters | @amcomcap

Young Entrepreneurs Collaborating

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“Collaborative leadership is the only kind of leadership that will work today,” says Phil Knight, co-founder and chairman emeritus of Nike. In this week’s business video roundup, the ever-reclusive Knight shares his business insights and advice at a Stanford GSB talk. Also on deck: Mark Drager and Evan Carmichael on building a profitable business via marketing, Marie Forleo on capturing a targeted audience in your local market, and Nanoleaf CEO Gimmy Chu on why failure is necessary when launching a business. Plus, three important tips to keep in mind when borrowing business funding from friends and family.

Mark Drager: How to Build a $1 Million Business Through Marketing

This is part 7 (of 10) in Evan Carmichael’s in-depth series of interviews with Phanta’s Mark Drager. In this 33-minute segment, they discuss how to build a powerhouse business via strong marketing.

Marie Forleo: How to Find Your Target Market & Build a Local Targeted Audience

In this 30-minute MarieTV call-in show, Marie Forleo answers viewer questions about building a community around your business and finding and marketing to a targeted local audience.

Stanford GSB: Phil Knight, Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Nike

“Don’t equate hero leadership with autocratic leadership,” says Phil Knight, co-founder and chairman emeritus of Nike. “Collaborative leadership,” he says, “is really the only kind of leadership that will work today.” The reclusive entrepreneur shares his business insights and advice in this 36-minute View from the Top talk at Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Gimmy Chu: The Unexpected Reason Why Failure Is Necessary When Starting a Business

In this quick two-minute video, the CEO of Nanoleaf, a Canadian smart lighting company, talks about why it’s inevitable to make some mistakes when starting a business. Embrace it and be ready to learn.

Entrepreneur: 3 Tips for Borrowing Business Funding from Friends and Family

A few good tips to keep in mind when taking business funding from friends and family.

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