The Real Stories
Did you know that when you put yourself in uncomfortable situations, it can encourage growth? It’s true! Consider the last time you experienced personal or professional growth; chances are it caused some discomfort. On this episode of BeFulfilled, you’ll hear from entrepreneur and business leader, Nehal Kazim. In his conversation with Tony, Nehal opens up about his journey of growth, why he leans into uncomfortable situations, his plans for the future, what lights him up, and so much more. If you are ready to push past the comfortable in your life to experience growth, this is the episode for you!
Why you need to embrace uncomfortable situations.
Let’s face it, we all hate being uncomfortable. Whole industries are built around this idea doing things from the comfort of your own home, from Amazon and Netflix to DoorDash and others. What if we are stunting our growth by making life more comfortable? Nehal Kazim is one young business leader who is actively resisting the impulse to make things easier; he is leaning into uncomfortable situations. Nehal is convinced that the more risks he takes and the opportunities he follows, the higher his chances are for growth and transformation. It looks like Nehal’s strategy is working out! He’s built a thriving business by pushing the envelope and learning new things along the way. What can you learn from Nehal’s story? Hear more by listening to this powerful episode of BeFulfilled!
When was the last time you evaluated the state of your mindset? Have you taken steps to invest in your mindset growth? Too many business leaders take this critical aspect of their development for granted, don’t let that happen to you! Nehal Kazim has challenged his mindset by asking himself this simple question each day, “What would make this day even better?” He doesn’t want to settle for average or good; he wants to reach for the very best. This is the type of mindset that high performing leaders carry with them each day. To hear Nehal go in-depth about this critical mindset shift, make sure to listen to this engaging episode of BeFulfilled!
Follow your passion.
Should you only focus on what you are good at or should you follow your passion? This can be a very tough question for many people to answer. Which path is the right path for you to chose? Nehal Kazim decided that following his passion and the little bursts of inspiration that crop up from time to time are worth seeing through. Following these impulses led him to get involved in paid internet advertising and even a move to Colombia. Nehal decided that he didn’t want to live his life full of regrets, rather, he’d put it all on the line and chance down those ideas that give him life. Doesn’t that sound great? What are you waiting for, will you follow your passion?
Lessons learned along the way.
While following your passion and even leaning into uncomfortable situations sounds like an adventure, is it worth it? With all of the pain and failure that comes with that lifestyle, does the benefit outweigh the cost? Nehal will be the first to tell you that challenges and roadblocks are part of the bargain! You can’t expect to grow and develop without a few frustrations along the way. Looking back at his career so far, Nehal says that the greatest lesson he’s learned is to look to others and ask for help. That may sound simple but for Nehal, learning to rely on others took time. What lessons have you learned on your journey? Hear more helpful insights from Nehal by listening to this episode of BeFulfilled; you don’t’ want to miss it!
In This Episode, You Will Learn:
- [0:30] Tony introduces his guest, Nehal Kazim.
- [1:15] What is Nehal’s definition of success?
- [3:30] Nehal shares a bit about his background with paid internet advertising.
- [6:15] The one thing that Nehal is really excited about right now.
- [10:00] Future plans for Nehal’s business.
- [11:45] Why did Nehal relocate to Colombia?
- [13:45] Mindset matters!
- [16:00] Nehal talks about his passion for dancing.
- [20:00] What drives Nehal in business?
- [21:45] Lessons that Nehal has learned along the way.
- [28:15] The journey of buying and launching Ad Pros.
- [30:30] Nehal talks about his “One Thing.”
- [33:45] Nehal enters the Fulfillment Round, rapid-fire questions.
- [38:00] Closing thoughts from Tony and Nehal.