Can you guess who these three people are? We are all constantly bombarded with people online who simply can't help us throughout our entrepreneurial journey. As young entrepreneurs, there are certain characteristics in people online that we should follow for our own development.
I started my first business when I was 14 and I understand and empathise with other young person finding it challenging and rewarding. Personally, I find these three global business icons to be very insightful, knowledgeable and helpful within my own self-development - here's why:
From growing up in Melbourne, testing the educational waters, to building the most successful entrepreneurial education company in the country, Jack serves as a practical role model for young people. His ambitions to educate other entrepreneurs is a constant reminder that his own journey is a very useful model that we can all take notes from, and build upon within our own framework.
I have been following Jack for over a year now, and his coverage over Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat (@jackdelosa) is very interpersonal and insightful. I have been watching Jack's #AskJackD as often as possible which offers viewers the ability to ask questions and interact with Jack LIVE!
I tend to see Gary as one of the most transparent entrepreneurial influencers of today. With a day-to-day look into the life of the global CEO of VaynerMedia. Fleeing from the Soviet Union, to then transforming his parents' wine company from $3 million turnover into a $50 million turnover business, Gary has definitely had his fair share of experience and practical understanding.
Young people often ask me 'why do you follow Gary?' I bring it down to transparency and empathy. In Gary's DailyVee and #AskGaryVee Show he often talks about time and how we should use it most effectively - something that many young people need to hear.
Grant Cardone is one of the world's best salespeople, and he is also a very inspiring person to follow online. Not as interpersonal as Delosa and Vaynerchuk, Grant serves the media as a platform to motivate and encourage other people in sales. Before you think you aren't a sales person, yes you are - we all are.
I started following Grant on Facebook about a year ago, and his weekly shows and live streams are very insightful for viewers. He is as upfront and direct as you'll find, which makes for some very knowledgeable content on a weekly basis.
Who do you follow? I'd love to hear in the box below