At Vaynermedia in New York City, Alex sits down with Josh Ordonez. Josh tells his story on how he was able to get a job running social media for Empathy Wines and working with Gary Vaynerchuk. All starting from an Instagram DM, learn about the tactics and follow up methods Josh used, along with his background experience working with Kickstradomis. This episode breaks down how to present yourself, bring a deal to the table, and how to not give up when a potential client doesn't respond right away.
Entrepreneurial Wisdom Nuggets:
It doesn’t matter if people don’t believe in what you’re doing or why you’re doing it, as long as you know.
When you schedule something, you’re one step closer to your goal.
Sometimes life deals you a difficult hand, but it doesn’t mean you’re going to be stuck in that situation forever.
Present your deal to the table quickly. Get to the point. What is your idea? How do we make it happen? Make it easy to get a hold of you. Get them to understand fast.
[02:05] I do social media for Empathy Wines here at Vaynermedia with Gary Vaynerchuk
[02:53] Doing social media for Kickstradomis
[03:34] I find the Co-Owner of Empathy Wines
[04:40] I got left on read
[05:54] Within 2 weeks notice, I flew to New York
[08:40] Who are some of the people you looked up to growing up?
[09:23] Chasing money is the wrong approach to business
[13:58] You know how I made a Million dollars?
[15:05] I made it easier for me, I made it easier for them
[15:20] How to train yourself in organization
[17:10] I started off my career cleaning toilets
[21:10] We really don’t know as much as we think we do
[25:00] There’s absolutely nothing wrong with working a 9 to 5
[29:21] We get a box in the mail with Gary’s Podcast Puffs
“It comes to being resourceful and strategic.” - Josh Ordonez
“Bring value to the table every single day.” - Alex Quin
“I believe hard work speaks for itself.” - Alex Quin