The first episode of Reza’s Opportunity Making podcast series is dedicated what is considered to be the reason behind most of success and failure stories of organizations, what is known as “Human Resources”. In the episode, Reza hosts Dr. Maryam Khansari —a veteran HR manager to talk about how to make an A team! Listen to this episode here in Farsi.
Reza hosts one of the rare intellects of Iran who is a Systems geek: Dr. Hooman Tasdighi. In the episode, Dr. Hooman treated the audience with interesting examples of unveiled skills of true entrepreneurs like the Mapping Skill. Reza and Dr. Hooman also talked about System Dynamics and it’s use in entrepreneurial world. Dr. H believes “All model are wrong but some of them are useful!”. Listen to the entire episode here in Farsi.
The third Episode of “How to be a Better Opportunity Maker” makes everyone more efficient! In the episode, Reza hosts Payam Emami, an individual who introduces himself not by his success stories (which are many) but with his failures. During the discussion Payam and Reza focus on two main things: Negotiations skills and Project management. Listen to the podcast here in Farsi.
In this episode Reza hosts Ali Nadalizadeh, a young entrepreneur who made iOS app development possible for Iranian tech savy people with App Store-like platform called Sibche. Reza and Ali talked about “focus” in startups and ways to success.
In the fifth episode of “How to be a Better Opportunity Maker” series, Reza hosted Hossein Nabavi – a young yet professional management consultant. Reza and Hossein who both wear “consultant” hat times to times, discussed opportunities and treats of Iran business environment. Hossein then shared with the audience 7 secrets to be more efficient and effective! Listen to this episode in Farsi here.
In this episode Reza hosted Farokh Shahabi Nejhad who started his first online business at the age of 17. Reza and Farokh talked about one of the main issues of startups: “differentiation”. In the episode, Farokh also guesstimated the next challenge for Iranian startups, what we know as the .com bobble! He also suggested the way to prevent it. Listen to this episode in Farsi.
7 is a special number and this episode is special because Reza had Sasan Rahnema in his program. Reza describes Sasan as incognito. One thing sure, he is master of tech startup vision in Iran. Reza and Sasan talked about how funding works in Iran. Listen to this episode here.
The message for this episode is pretty straight forward: continuous improvement never stops! Reza hosted a veteran lean management consultant Seif Shieshakly. In the episode Reza and Seif talked about how Iranian startups and companies can work efficiently.