Productivity Playbook

No Time to Read? Use Twitter to Keep Up With Industry News

Gary Vaynerchuk explains that staying on top of current events and innovator news doesn't have to be a full-time job.

Video Transcript

00:10 Gary Vaynerchuck: So I never have time and people are always like, "How do you stay on top of everything?" So obviously I'm in the business now, but when I was in the wine business and trying to stay on top of social or tech or innovation, it comes down to a couple of simple plans. First of all, you are on a mobile device, you have the ability to follow... Listen, whether it's Inc itself, whether it's, TechCrunch or Techmeme, I'm a big fan of Techmeme, Tech M-E-M-E. It's a site that aggregates a lot of news whether it's following 15... Here's a real reason to follow Twitter, follow 15 to 20 tech taste-makers who are always tweeting out links or information to the newest thing.

00:46 Vaynerchuk: It's about doing... It's really ironic, I did zero, double zero... Robert Parish for all you Celtic fans. I did double zero homework in high school. Never did it. I've never really talked about this. This is a true statement. I, Gary Vaynerchuck, never did homework once in my entire high school career. Zero. Never did a piece of homework. I do homework everyday now, I do homework everyday. An hour or two reading these sites, these taste-makers, to make sure I'm not missing anything. And so even facts like what's a good workout, a 60-second workout, there's three or four sites. Read the headlines, it'll at least keep you in the game.

Last updated: Dec 12, 2013