Best Advice: Mark Cuban, Entrepreneur


"Every NO gets you closer to a YES.” –Mark Cuban

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At the inaugural PBA Beauty Pitch at this year’s Cosmoprof North America, we had the opportunity to ask event hosts Mark Cuban and John Paul Dejoria for advice for our audience. In this week's Best Advice episode, we feature Cuban’s thoughts on the topic of selling from behind the chair. 

For those who may not know, Mark Cuban is  “an American businessman, investor, film producer, author, television personality and philanthropist. He is the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres and Magnolia Pictures.”*  He is also producer and “shark investor” on ABC’s Shark Tank.  

*Source: Wikipedia

About: Gordon is Senior Director of Digital at American Salon where he works with the entire editorial team as well as with the considerable resources of parent company Questex to bring you stories, resources and more, 24/7.

Gordon can be found online at or as @gordnm on Instagram. In real-time, you can find Gordon at major beauty events where he often teaches classes on business and career development as well as best practices in digital and social media.  Email Gordon at [email protected].

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