Omar Zenhom of $100MBA and Webinar Ninja (FS363)

Our guest today is Omar Zenhom. Omar is the co-founder and CEO of WebinarNinja. Founded in 2014, over a million people have attended a webinar on WebinarNinja and it was named as one of the fastest growing SaaS companies in 2018. Omar is also is the host of the $100 MBA Show podcast. With over 90 million downloads and over 1,300 episodes, The $100 MBA Show is ranked as a top business podcast in over 30 countries. In today’s episode, we cover how Omar grew the $100MBA podcast to 90 million downloads and how he built Webinar Ninja. We also talk about how HARD business can be as you grow. Omar believes it gets harder not easier as you progress in business. It’s the easiest it will ever be when you get started (comforting and not comforting at the same time) And because it gets harder, at some point it […]

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5 Tips to Help You Propel Your Business Idea Forward

Jessica Abo sits down with the CEO and founder of The XX Project. December 13, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As an executive in the music industry for more than a decade, and currently the Vice President of Brand Marketing at Epic Records, Michelle Edgar focuses on strategic partnerships and artist development. She has worked on dozens of campaigns including Travis Scott, Rick Ross, Busta Rhymes, Wu Tang Clan, Mary J. Blige and Imagine Dragons. Edgar founded a non-profit organization called Music Unites to help fund sustainable music education programs in underserved public schools. While her day job fulfills her passion for music, she felt something was missing for women in business. She started The XX Project, which is a membership-only networking platform for female executives, entrepreneurs and job seekers. “Women tend to think of other women as competitors rather than allies,” Edgar says. She hopes her events […]

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The Best Labor Day Sales to Grow Your Business

September 2, 2019 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Just because you’re not enrolled at a university doesn’t mean you can’t go back to school this fall. Really, you should never stop learning and trying to better yourself, and this Labor Day, it’s easier and more affordable than ever to continue your professional education.  Right now, you can save an additional 15 percent off courses designed to help you start or grow a business. Whether you’re looking to climb the ranks at your current company or gearing up to start your own, these courses can help. But nothing gold can stay, and this offer will last for this weekend only, so jump on this sale while […]

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When It Comes to Your Business, Are You Competing or Creating?

Serial entrepreneur Ryan Moran provides tactical advice on creating true value for your audience. August 10, 2019 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Ryan Daniel Moran has been an entrepreneur since he was five years old. His first gig was creating hand-drawn pictures on computer paper, knocking on people’s doors and asking them to pay a penny for each of his drawings. Today, Ryan is a well-respected leader on entrepreneurship. As a serial entrepreneur, author, and investor, Ryan’s main focus is on creating lifestyle freedom — helping people create lasting businesses and investing the profits wisely, while enjoying a higher quality of life, and working less. Related: 4 Ways to Make Value Creation Core to Your Business Ryan stayed true to his roots when talking to Entrepreneur, encouraging other entrepreneurs to create — as opposed to competing — for a slice of the pie. “What can I get?” vs “What […]

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How John Paul DeJoria Went From Being Homeless to Building Two Billion-Dollar Companies

The self-made billionaire entrepreneur shares the lessons about positivity that he’s learned over his career. July 18, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. John Paul DeJoria, founder of tequila maker Patron Spirits Company and co-founder of hair care company John Paul Mitchell Systems and ROKiT Phones, talks about how his experience selling encyclopedias door-to-door prepared him to deal with rejection and still stay inspired, as well as how he incorporates giving back into his companies and life. DeJoria and The Playbook host David Meltzer discuss topics such as not focusing on the negativity of the past, why success unshared is failure, and how they are able to balance family, business, and philanthropy. The pair also cover their approach to surrounding themselves with the right people and one of John Paul’s newest ventures, ROKiT Phones. Related: How Does Your Physiology Affect Your Performance as an Entrepreneur? Read_More Related posts: […]

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How to Actually Make Progress and Grow Your Business—A Conversation with James Wedmore

James Wedmore: Commitment, and people toss this word around, oh, I’m committed Pat, I’ll tell you, I’m committed. Committed is not when I feel like it and when it’s convenient and when it’s not scary. Commitment is whatever it takes. And so when— Pat Flynn: Ooh, such powerful stuff we’re discussing today with my good friend James Wedmore, host of the Mind Your Business Podcast. He says that hustle and hard work are not essential ingredients for success. Success is created by mindset over strategy. And when it comes to who we want to be and how we can get to where we want to go, the biggest thing is the mindset. And how often do we say that we’re going to do something yet we don’t follow through? How often do we throw that word, “commitment,” around, I’m committed to doing this, whether it’s in our business for our […]

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4 Assumptions That Are Hurting Your Business

You don’t know what you don’t know — and your bias could be a big obstacle to success. January 3, 2019 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Assumptions hurt businesses. Remaining blind to the causes won’t make you immune to the damaging effects.   As an entrepreneur, you devote time and energy to your business, pouring money into new products and services. If you’re like most visionaries, you’re stubborn. You don’t like to be told what to do, and you might not be interested in hearing you don’t know what you don’t know. This mindset risks creating a pattern of willful ignorance. What if challenging some of your own assumptions could reveal answers that transform your business for the better? Have you considered hiring a consultant, seeking honest input from employees or surveying your customers? Here’s a quick list of biases to double-check as you […]

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