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MBA1923 Extended Interview: Amir Salihefendic – Building a 25 Million User Business

How can you build what you really want to build? 

Do you have the courage to put your vision ahead of metrics? The work ethic to give it your all? The flexibility to figure out what works for your company, even if it’s a little different?

If that sounds like you, you’ll probably love Amir Salihefendic. The founder and CEO of Doist (that’s the parent company of Doist and Twist), Amir built something that tens of millions of people love — and just might represent the future of remote work.

Today, Omar sits down for an extended talk with Amir, plunging into everything from failure, the immigrant experience, working with a distributed team, and much more.

This interview is an absolute must for any aspiring entrepreneur. 

You can build a business that suits your life, and not the other way around. You can stick to a vision that takes time and patience to bring to fruition. You can reach extreme heights of success — not just in spite of, but because of modest origins. 

Hear how Amir did it, and be inspired. Click Play!

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