Top 20 Business & Finance Experts You Should Be Following in 2022

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Published on February 18, 2022

Whether 2022 is the year that you are starting a new business, transitioning in your career or looking to up level your personal finance and investing skill sets, the internet has no shortage of advice and business experts which can quickly become overwhelming and confusing. Cutting through the noise to find the expertise and the thought leaders that can help you reach your goals is a daunting task. 

That’s why we have compiled much of that research to identify the most popular financial and business experts that entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals turn to for advice whether it is on their investment portfolio, growing or starting a company or enhancing their career potential. Here is our list of the top experts to follow.

Kim Garst 

Garst is an international marketing specialist, speaker and author. As the Co-founder for Boom!, a business strategy consulting firm, she has built her reputation as a leading authority in online marketing and specifically, social selling over the past ten years. Her main focus is training business owners on social selling strategies. 

Charles Gaudet

Gaudet is the CEO of Predictable Profits. He is well-known as the top business coach for 7 and 8 figure companies. His advice has been featured on Inc., Fox Business, Forbes, Salesforce.com, Success, Entrepreneur, International Business Times and many others around the world. The International Business Times says Gaudet “is the business expert that many seven and eight-figure CEOs turn to when they need to bring predictability to their sales organization.”

Lisa Barone

Barone currently works as a brand vice president at Overit, a marketing and advertising company. She is an opinion and columnist writer, as well as a content marketer and social strategist, who has been featured in leading publications like Inc. Magazine, Business Week, Forbes, New York Times, PBS, Fox News, Entprepreneur.com, Reuters, Intuit, Cision, Mashable, TechCrunch and others. Usually on subjects such as small business marketing, social media, and search marketing. 

Barone is an expert and coaches small businesses and companies on unique ways to understand audiences and communicate with them through online interactions and messaging. 

Anita Campbell

Founder of Small Business Trends, and owner of BizSugar.com, has experience in premier social media and bookmarking specifically for small businesses and more. She creates online communities and content reaching over two million small business owners and entrepreneurs monthly. Many of her blogs and websites help her readers stay on top of business trends for the future. 

Grant Cardone

Cardone travels the world consulting Fortune 500 companies, small business owners, startups and governments on business expansion. As an author of eight business books, thirteen best-selling business programs, and CEO/partner in seven privately held companies, he is no stranger to the business world. 

Ty J. Young

As the founder and CEO of Ty J. Young Wealth Management, one of the largest wealth management firms in Atlanta, Ty has been featured on Fox Business, Forbes, Nasdaq, CNBC and more. As a renowned thought leader on building and protecting wealth, Ty’s expertise is sought out frequently on asset protection and retirement strategy by high net worth individuals.

Eric Siu 

Siu is the author of “Leveling Up” as well as, a podcaster for Marketing School Podcast and Chairman of ClickFlow and Single Grain LLC. Well known for his work at Single Grain LLC, which majors in driving scalable and predictable revenue growth using Facebook advertising, Google AdWords, YouTube advertising, SEO, video production and content marketing. We’ve worked with companies such as Amazon, Uber, Nordstrom and venture-backed startups to create and execute custom-tailored growth strategies.

James Clear

The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, Atomic Habits and well-known speaker, who has presented at Fortune 500 companies gives great insights to his audience and listeners about habits, decision making, and continuous improvement.

 Ivana Taylor

Taylor is the publisher of DIYMarketers.com which helps overwhelmed business owners and entrepreneurs save time and money on simplifying their marketing strategies and plans. Taylor strives to find the most high-end marketing strategies for the least amount of time and money. 

 Tony Robbins

As a chairman for seven privately-held companies and five holding companies in diverse industries, Robbins has a vast knowledge of the business. He has helped over 50 million people and more than 100 countries transform their business through his events, books, audio programs, health products and personal coaching. 

Guy Kawasaki

Chief Evangelist at Canva as well as, top-rated podcast “Remarkable People”, Kawasaki has extensive knowledge of innovation, entrepreneurship, social media, podcasting, and marketing. His podcast has included well-known people such as Jane Goodall, Margaret Atwood, Steve Wozniak, Stephen Wolfram, Martha Stewart, Arianna Huffington, and Phil Zimbardo. 

Lewis Howes

The CEO of Greatness Media and New York Times best-selling author, with published books such as “Mask of Masculinity” and “The School of Greatness”. Howes was recognized by The White House and President Obama as one of the top 100 entrepreneurs in the country under 30. 

Sahara Rose

Rose is the host of the Highest Self Podcast, ranked as the #1 top podcast in the spirituality category on iTunes with over 25 million downloads and best-selling author. She is also the founder of Rose Gold Goddesses and an Ayurveda expert.

Tim Brown

Brown is the Executive Chairman at IDEO and Vice Chairman at kyu Collective. He is known for his exceptional design skills, leadership and vision. His knowledge of global markets, product creation, brand and marketing is singularly unique and effective.

 Robin Sharma

Sharma is known for being one of the leading experts, as well as an acclaimed author. With over 15 million books sold in more than 96 nations, Sharma’s books such as “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari”, and “The Leader Who Had No Title” have topped bestseller lists internationally. 

Ramit Sethi

The CEO and author of the New York Times best-selling book “I Will Teach You To Be Rich”. He has been featured on the Today Show, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and many more. His experience with social influence with personal finance led him to create a book about behavioral change, which has led listeners and customers to the understanding of smart finances. 

Ajit Nawalkha

The Co-founder of Evercoach and Global Grit Institute, and author of Live Big and The Book of Coaching, has helped companies increase their revenue and profits by building structure and marketing engines that convert. With a methodic but practical approach, excellent intercultural leadership skills and hard-working ethic Nawalkha strives for perfection in companies. 

Sophia Amoruso 

The CEO and founder of NastyGal launched Amoruso into the business world with a successful fashion business profiting over $30 million, raising $60 million in venture capital and scaling the company to $100 million in revenue. Currently, she works on her company Business Class, inspiring a new generation of founders, professionals, freelancers, and creatives.

Howard Schultz

Former CEO of Starbucks, Schultz is world-renowned for his efforts and business relating to the famous coffee shop, which has achieved record sales and profits of its time. 

Brian Tracy

The CEO of Brian Tracy International, where he helps coach and develop businesses across the world, has had successful careers in sales and marketing, investments, real estate development and syndication, importation, distribution, and management consulting. He is a best-selling author and keynote speaker for many events. 

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Jordan French is the Founder and Executive Editor of Grit Daily. The champion of live journalism, Grit Daily's team hails from ABC, CBS, CNN, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Forbes, Fox, PopSugar, SF Chronicle, VentureBeat, Verge, Vice, and Vox. An award-winning journalist, he is on the editorial staff at TheStreet.com and a Fast 50 and Inc. 500-ranked entrepreneur with one sale. Formerly an engineer and intellectual-property attorney, his third company, BeeHex, rose to fame for its "3D printed pizza for astronauts" and is now a military contractor. A prolific investor, he's invested in 40+ early stage startups through 2021.

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