Fares Ksebati: Start-up Genius at MySwimPro, Episode #54
Release Date: 03/10/2020
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Swimmer, coach, business startup genius -- as the co-founder of the app MySwimPro, Fares Ksebati shows how grit and determination, even with limited resources, can produce success. Ksebati was recently selected by Forbes Magazine in the prestigious “30 under 30” for entrepreneurs to watch in 2020.
If you've ever even thought about starting a business or just want some savvy advice from one of today's young leaders on how to be successful in almost anything, you'll love this concise and valuable interview with Ksebati.
ABOUT FARES KSEBATI
Fares Ksebati is a national champion Masters swimmer and certified Masters coach and the co-founder of MySwimPro -- the number one fitness application for swimming with more than 1 million app downloads. Ksebati was recently selected by Forbes Magazine to the prestigious “30 under 30” list in the consumer technology category.
Episode Topics and Mentions
World Swim Day
Learning to swim
Starting a business
BHAG - Big, hairy, audacious goals
Technology - democratizing knowledge
US Masters Swimming
Takeaways and Action Items
Takeaway 1: It’s always important to find your “why” in life to keep following the right path.
Takeaway 2: Less resources may be better sometimes and forces people to be creative and find grit.
Takeaway 1: BHAGS - Big, hairy, audacious goals get you out of bed in the morning and keeps you passionate.
Takeaway 2: The five people rule - the people you surround yourself with influence you the most - can lift you up or bring you down.
Quote of the Week
"Resourcefulness and Hustle are real and not unique to anyone's success, you've just got to stick with it and fight the grind" - -Fares Ksebati
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