21: Gary Vee on Optimism, Entrepreneurship, and Start-Up Culture

Welcome to Episode 21 of The Madhappy Podcast.  This week we are excited to welcome Gary Vee onto the show to hear more about his journey as an entrepreneur and how he works to lead a happy and healthy life. We start off talking about the importance of embodying an optimistic perspective (3:42), as Peiman asks how Gary both remains happy himself and works to push his audience and followers to do the same (5:27). Gary speaks on the negative notions around social media that stem from both parents and children (10:14), before sharing why he believes social media is not the cause of self-esteem issues (13:31). We get into a conversation about entrepreneurship (21:07), how the start-up culture has evolved in recent years, and how it requires a lot of work, energy, reflection, and passion to thrive in the business that Gary has created a name for himself in (23:47). Gary talks about VaynerMedia and how he continues to support the mental health of his employees (27:07) before we wrap up as Gary shares his advice to our listeners (32:49). We’re excited to partner with CashApp on a new initiative to support your mental health. Every week, we’ll be giving out $200 to a handful of listeners with the hope that you can put this money towards something that can better your mental health. To enter, write a review for The Madhappy Podcast on Apple Podcasts, including your $Cashtag, or follow @localoptimist on Instagram to learn about other ways to win. We talk about some serious topics on this show. We are not professionals and are not giving advice. If you or someone you know needs help, please text start to 741741 and for additional resources please visit LocalOptimist.com/Get-Help The Madhappy Podcast is for informational and entertainment purposes only and is not a replacement for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Follow us: @Madhappy | @LocalOptimist Visit us: Madhappy.com | LocalOptimist.com


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