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Omar is the co-founder of the $100 MBA, one of the largest alternative business education platforms online. He’s also the host of the iTunes Best of 2014 podcast The $100 MBA Show. The $100 MBA show has delivered 700 lessons and counting to over 50,000 daily listeners. Omar is also the co-founder of WebinarNinja, an all-inclusive, easy to use webinar platform that allows you to create a webinar in 10 seconds flat. He also loves 80s music and high-fives.

Time Stamped Notes

  • 00:19 Kylon’s intro
  • 02:50 Introduction to Omar Zenhom
  • 03:30 Omar shares his background & $100 MBA
  • 10:25 What makes Omar’s $100 MBA better
  • 16:28 100 Dollar MBA success stories
  • 18:35 Omar’s thoughts on the future of education
  • 26:45 What it is about Omar?
  • 25:00 What it takes to be an entrepreneur
  • 32:05 Looking back, was it worth it?
  • 35:25 First steps
  • 39:00 The 100 Dollar MBA Podcast
  • 41:00 Growth
  • 44:00 Omar’s worst entrepreneurial moment
  • 48:10 The AHA! moment
  • 51:00 Message to a younger self
  • 54:00 Personal habit for success
  • 57:00 Omar’s parting words of advice
  • 01:00:00 Kylon’s Outro

4 Key Points

  • Prove to yourself that you have what it takes to create and succeed before dropping out. Let action be your decision.
  • Consistency is the key to being successful.
  • Fall in love with your idea or business, because until you sincerely care, what you know won’t be enough to sell yourself or a product.
  • Be selective about who you spend time with. Make sacrifices to become inspired.

Resources Mentioned

  • Praxis – A real-work apprenticeship where professional development training can land you a $50,000 salary in less than a year. Click here to discover Praxis!
  • The 100 Dollar MBA Show – Omar’s iTunes podcast
  • 100 Dollar MBA – Omar’s $100 business course
  • Webinar Ninja – Omar’s webinar company
  • Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport – A book suggested by Omar focusing on work ethic and habits

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