03.25.20 | Timestamp @8:05 | How to Manage Negative People in Your Life


Alex Rote



Alex’s Question or Topic

Alex is a junior high school student from North Carolina, north of Raleigh. He aims to take a major in music performance in college, but his mother opposes Alex’s idea and is unwilling to pay his tuition. He’s with Gary’s show to know what are the options for him.

Gary’s Story and Advices

Gary has 3 options for Alex. (1) Sign up for the major his mother wants and on the second day of school, switch to his desired course; (2) Be brave enough to deal with the situation and go into debt or work a side job and pay for the tuition himself; (3) Give the course that his mother wants for him a try and eat sh*t for a year. Those three are the only options, and all of them are good ones.

Gary Vaynerchuk’s Quotes


“Everyone worries about their life.” ~ Gary Vaynerchuk


“It’s really just putting things into perspective.” ~ Gary Vaynerchuk


“She (mother) just wants you to do something that she thinks is safe because she loves you.” ~ Gary Vaynerchuk


“You’re so blessed to be living in this time.” ~ Gary Vaynerchuk


“Good news, if you also wanna be an entrepreneur, it’s never a f*cking straight path.” ~ Gary Vaynerchuk

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