NBC studios covers a few stories in this week’s The Weekly Hustle.
CNBC Make It features Ryan Grant, a 28 year old who quit his account job four years ago to flip purchases full-time. Read his inspiration side hustle story or watch the video below.
“I was putting in about 10 hours per week and I was making in the ballpark of $1,000 per month”
Ravin Gandhi, CEO and founder of GMM Nonstick Coatings shares his experience in moonlighting as a venture capitalist made him a better CEO.
Why do I do it? First, it’s a passion. Second, it might be lucrative — I am optimistic that at least one of my investments will become a billion-dollar company. But there’s another reason that escapes most people: Investing in start-ups has made me a much better CEO. How?
Here’s what he learnt …
- I’m even more paranoid about innovation
- I build deeper teams
- Young employees are the future
- Culture eats strategy for breakfast
- Always be solving a problem
- Selling is oxygen; without it you’ll die
- Focusing on exits is important
- Believe in self-selection
- Anything is possible
Good luck with your own ventures.
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