I have been an entrepreneur for as long as anyone close to me can remember. While most eight year olds were learning how to properly squeeze a lemon, I was managing seven lemonade stands across my neighborhood in Edison NJ. When I turned twelve, I set my sights on my local mall, where I became something of a legend selling baseball cards on weekends. In high school I joined the family business, a liquor store called Shoppers Discount Liquors that my dad started. It wasn’t long before I became obsessed with collecting wine.
In 1997, I began to recognize the importance of e-commerce; shortly thereafter, WineLibrary.com was born. I used the site to grow the store from a $3 million business to a $45 million business, and it was just the beginning. Armed with a Flipcam and a NY Jets bucket, I started Wine Library TV in 2006 to share my knowledge and passion for wine with a community that desperately needed a fresh voice. It wasn’t long before… Read more
Here are all the places I’ll be doing book signings for the release of Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook.
Relationships are leverage. If you give value to someone else first, you have leverage. It’s as simple as that.
I’m a huge fan of content. I’m obsessed with it. But now, content is in abundant supply, so we have a supply and demand issue. There is so much of it out there that it’s no longer enough to just be great at it.