Milan Kordestani

Milan Kordestani

Entrepreneur Leadership Network Contributor
Founder & Entrepreneur

Milan Kordestani is a 22-year-old social entrepreneur who's currently the CEO and founder of three active companies: The Doe, a digital publication for anonymous narratives; Guin Records, a purpose-driven record label; and Dormzi, an online marketplace powered by college students.

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How to Stop Imposter Syndrome From Killing Your Drive

Imposter Syndrome affects us all, but as an entrepreneur, your ability to manage it can make or break your business.

The Key to Staying Positive in the High-Pressure World of Entrepreneurship

The daily grind of forming and operating your own business can be overwhelming to the point that many people throw in the towel altogether. Here are a couple of tips on how to combat the dark days.

How to Make Charitable Giving a Winning Business Strategy

When you show that your business gives away a portion of its income, it flies in the face of the idea that businesses only care about profits.

Is the World Becoming Too Cynical for Social Media Influencers?

It might be easier than ever to attain celebrity status, but that has also made influencers less appealing to the public.

Successful Fundraising Begins With a Stellar Pitch Deck

It's one thing to summarize your company and vision, but to truly capture the attention of investors, you have to create a pitch deck that really knocks your message out of the park.

Why 5G Could Be a Game Changer For Entrepreneurs — and the World

In this evolving remote environment, it's not only speed that we need. It's accessibility.

The Lessons I Learned As a Teen Entrepreneur

Advice for young entrepreneurs on how to avoid pitfalls and start out their professional endeavors on the right footing.

With More Stimulus, Startups Could Grow at Warp Speed

We've already seen three direct payments and countless PPP loans for individuals and small businesses, but further Covid-19 stimulus could completely redefine the startup landscape in 2021 and beyond.

3 Ways Young Entrepreneurs and Freelancers Can Disrupt the Retail Industry

Deloitte's 2021 Retail Industry Outlook report has some relevant findings for those willing to think outside the box.

5 Reasons You Should Not Aspire to Building a Massive, Multibillion Dollar Empire

It's time to debunk the myth that the most successful people in the business world look like Jeff Bezos or Mark Zuckerberg.

Are You Dangerously Overconfident?

Overconfidence can turn 2020 habits into 2021 traps.

5 Iranian-American Siblings Who Harnesses the Power of Family to Find Success

A closer look at Iranian-American sibling entrepreneurs who are making waves in their respective industries

Leveraging Media Criticism to Get Your Business Ahead of the Crowd

Social media influencers, bloggers, third-party review sites, and even major publications give negative feedback to businesses all the time. Learn how you can leverage media criticism to get your business ahead of the crowd.

Big Businesses That Started as Side Hustles

These success stories debunk the common misconception that you have to quit your day job to turn your side hustle into a thriving business.

Building in Public: How Tech Companies Master Product-Market Fit

How tech companies can grow an audience while building their product.

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