There seems to be some sort of confusion lately with the difference between learning from great mentors of the industry by implementing some great ideas and becoming their identical twin or “mini me”. There is absolutely nothing wrong with following or mirroring something proven to be successful from a great speaker or public figure, however, when you notice 100 mini Grant Cardones polluting the Automotive industry, it leaves an eerie feeling that I just can’t look passed. What would be the difference of one dealer to another if your style and even demeanor is exactly the same? Where is the tailored experience?
“You’ve got to be original, because if you’re like someone else, what do they need you for”- Bernadette Peters
No doubt Grant Cardone, Gary Vaynerchuck and Tony Robbins are some of the best motivational leaders around, but what makes them so unique? Let’s take a closer look at each one of these public figures and find out what puts them at the top of their game and why you won’t see any “cloning” here.
#1) Grant Cardone
Grant urges his followers and clients to make success their duty, responsibility, obligation, and to rise above outdated, unworkable middle class myths and limitations in order to achieve true freedom for themselves and their families.
His straight-shooting viewpoints on leadership, the economy, small business, retail sales, employment, and headlines have made him a valuable resource for media seeking commentary and insights on real topics that matter
Now, who wouldn’t want to follow this guy? He spews positivity and motivation! Ok, so Grant is pretty top notch. He also emphasizes on standing out from the crowd. That’s what makes him so unique. “C’mon man”
#2) Gary Vaynerchuck
“Gary Vaynerchuk builds businesses. Fresh out of college he took his family wine business and grew it from a $3M to a $60M business in just five years. Now he runs VaynerMedia, one of the world’s hottest digital agencies. Along the way he became a prolific angel investor and venture capitalist, investing in companies like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Uber, and Birch box before eventually co-founding VaynerRSE, a $25M investment fund”
There you have it, Gary Vaynerchuck is one of a kind as well. His personality alone makes him unique. His energy is contagious and very different from Grants.
#3) Tony Robbins
“For the past three decades, Anthony Robbins has served as an advisor to leaders around the world. A recognized authority on the psychology of leadership, negotiations, organizational turnaround, and peak performance, he has been honored consistently for his strategic intellect and humanitarian endeavors. His nonprofit Anthony Robbins Foundation provides assistance to inner-city youth, senior citizens, and the homeless, and feeds more than three million people in 56 countries every year through its international holiday “Basket Brigade.” Robbins has directly impacted the lives of more than 50 million people from over 100 countries with his best-selling books, multimedia and health products, public speaking engagements, and live events.” Need I say more? Tony Robbins brings an emotional aspect to motivation that makes sense out of things that are usually hard to comprehend. He shows empathy which is rare and his style of communication is very differently from Grant and Gary.
All 3 of these motivational speakers provide great content that is unique in its own way. If you are looking for great ideas and serious motivation, they are all worth following. The thing is, we already have these guys in the world and they’re great but if you really want to contribute, and stand out from the crowd, we just need a 100% ORIGINAL VERSION OF YOU.
“But to me, to be original is to be yourself.”- Marc Newson