Gina Bianchini is the founder and CEO of Mighty Networks, a firm on a mission to usher in a new era of creative businesses in community. She joins the show today to share some of her expertise in entrepreneurship, start-ups, and strategic partnerships, as well as what it means to be revenue-oriented vs. cost-focused—and why Gina breaks people into these two groups.
Listen in to hear her family’s immigrant journey and how she was influenced and inspired to become an entrepreneur. From early inspiration to her current success, Gina shares some key points about what it means to be successful. She also discusses the importance of building networks, communities, relationships, and more.
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What You'll Learn In Today's Episode:
- Who Gina is and how her great-grandparents’ immigrant story shaped her.
- The growth and transition of Silicon Valley.
- Why Gina breaks people into revenue or cost people.
- What Mighty Networks is all about.
- The distinction between success and winning.
- What really makes us happy.
Ideas Worth Sharing:
“My dad was a clear role model of excellence in anything he took on, and my mom was the same." - Gina Bianchini
“The math of finance is pretty straightforward. What’s cool about that is that there are many different approaches and thoughts for how to either increase revenue or manage expenses—or both!" - Gina Bianchini
“There’s such increasing demand for expertise, community, relationships, and curated experiences that we’re all willing to pay for as we realize an outfit doesn’t make us happy. A fancy piece of jewelry doesn’t make us happy. A car that gets us from point A to point B—as opposed to a Cyber Truck—is what we can be happy with." - Gina Bianchini