Mehran’s business sense dates back to making profit off candy he got from 7-Eleven as a kid. And with about 30% hit on his business during the pandemic, his next milestone is to get the business back to the numbers before COVID.

Key Takeaways

Things you’ll find out from this interview with Mehran Kamari

  • Ensure that you know everything you need to know before jumping into a business
  • You must shift from an employee mindset to a business owner’s mindset
  • The MDS community reshapes your idea of what friendship should be
  • Losing his father made Mehran realize that people can work all their lives and never enjoy freedom
  • Consider the risk involved in any path you choose to take
  • Community is often a big part of big decisions because of shared aspirations and challenges
  • People are more inclined to do business with you if they resonate with your experiences
  • If you don’t know what you want, you’ll get discouraged when you encounter obstacles
  • Leaving a well-paying job to focus on business can be very scary
  • Don’t be shabby with hiring
  • A relaxed environment can become a trap for your business
  • Mehran delegates most repetitive tasks to focus on building products