29 episodes

My name is Shan Hanif and I help people become entrepreneurs through my company Genflow. This podcast is not your normal self help, motivation, business advice so if you are looking for that then this is NOT for you.

This is a real life, raw, actual breakdown of what my life is like running a growing business, what I do each day, how I push forwards, deal with problems, hire and fire people, build huge brands, help other people achieve their goals so if your looking to start your own business, are a founder or work at a fast growth company you will like what I have to say. Thanks!

Life of an Entrepreneur Shan Hanif

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

My name is Shan Hanif and I help people become entrepreneurs through my company Genflow. This podcast is not your normal self help, motivation, business advice so if you are looking for that then this is NOT for you.

This is a real life, raw, actual breakdown of what my life is like running a growing business, what I do each day, how I push forwards, deal with problems, hire and fire people, build huge brands, help other people achieve their goals so if your looking to start your own business, are a founder or work at a fast growth company you will like what I have to say. Thanks!

    EP 29 - Why Most People Are Not Successful

    EP 29 - Why Most People Are Not Successful

    Are you ready for some plain and simple truth? This episode is breaking through all the bullsh*t of being 'successful'. I have employed 200+ people in my entire career and most people go through the same thing - they put themselves in boxes. In this episode, I share my approach on how you can be more confident and stop thinking you're not good enough. 

    • 16 min
    EP 28 - The Only Black Friday Strategy You Need For Consumer Brands

    EP 28 - The Only Black Friday Strategy You Need For Consumer Brands

    It's my favourite time of the year - Black Friday season! This is the time for real entrepreneurs to make money and reach their goals. for the past 10 years, I've used this weekend as the ultimate test of the health of my business, and once again this year we have set big goals for my business Genflow. In this episode, I share very strategic insights into what you can do - as an entrepreneur of the business - to win this holiday season. Let me know what you think. 

    • 15 min
    EP 27 - You Don't Need Mentorship

    EP 27 - You Don't Need Mentorship

    This episode is for everyone who thinks they need a mentor to progress in their career... when in fact, they do not. In the early days of my entrepreneurial journey, I thought I needed mentorship and someone to guide me, but very quickly I realised that mentorship sucks. Press play for my reasons. 

    • 15 min
    EP 26 - My Step-By-Step Guide To Raising Money For Your Business

    EP 26 - My Step-By-Step Guide To Raising Money For Your Business

    Founders and entrepreneurs, listen up. In this week's podcast episode, I cover the nitty gritty details of how you need to prepare your deck and pitch to get investment for your business. I talk about what you need to cover? What investors care about? What your numbers need to say? And how to sell to investors? Let's get into it.

    • 19 min
    EP 25 - 6 Years At Genflow | My Favorite Moments That Transformed The Business

    EP 25 - 6 Years At Genflow | My Favorite Moments That Transformed The Business

    It's been six years since I started my creator company Genflow. This week, we're celebrating. I'm highlighting 6 of my favourite moments, lessons learnt and thoughts. Happy Birthday to Genflow! 

    • 19 min
    EP 24 - 5 Lessons Of Being An Entrepreneur | Growth Mindset

    EP 24 - 5 Lessons Of Being An Entrepreneur | Growth Mindset

    It's been 6 years since I launched Genflow, and in this episode i give you the no-nonsense of being an entrepreneur and everything I have learnt as a startup CEO. Most books or gurus won’t tell you this. The cashflow of the business, the growth mindset and getting the most of your team, I cover it all. Sit back and let me know your thoughts. 

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

MYousaf98b ,

Truthful & Insightful

This podcast gives you the raw uncut truth of what life as an entrepreneur really is. Shan even states in the first episode how this is not be taken as a ‘Motivational talk’ & nor is it going to make you rich.

As a budding entrepreneur myself I find it very relatable whereas other entrepreneurs as big as Shan tend to brush over the gritty details of an entrepreneur he goes into detail of everything, from his journey after leaving accounting to now securing 11million in investment.

I look forward to the future episodes & the invaluable advice I will take from it & hopefully me & Shans paths can cross in business sometime.

fahadfjr ,

Real(ly) good

You can make what you want of what Shan has achieved but what stands out about this podcast and his videos is how honest and real he is in a very hard and practical way. There’s no one else that comes to mind that gives advice as practical and perspectives and deep and insightful into business and particularly the marketing industry. A very inspirational guy, you’ll hear the reality of the business world even if it isn’t what might be the most “sellable” or attractive reality to hear.

HazLDN123 ,

One of the best podcasts for entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs

It’s not often that I write out reviews for podcasts but this is nothing short of spectacular - Shan’s insights into the realities of entrepreneurship in a time where fake gurus glamourise the idea that entrepreneurship is all about working 4 hours a week and having freedom is massively appreciated

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