IAM325 – Accidental Entrepreneur Helps Level the Playing Field for the Financially Vulnerable

Podcast Interview with Safwan Shah

An engineer by training and entrepreneur by accident, Safwan is the Founder and CEO of PayActiv. After selling a previous company and committing to his golf game, Safwan pulled himself out of retirement to launch PayActiv and level the playing field for the financially vulnerable. Safwan’s work connects the dots between math, economics, history and music. His first book, It’s About TIME: How businesses can save the world (one worker at a time), turns conventional wisdom on its head and calls for businesses to embrace the mantle of saving the world.

  • CEO Hack: No single hack but spend 2-3 hours doing deep immersive work.
  • CEO Nugget: Have no fear. If you have doubts, then you are not committed enough / Don't do 2 things at the same time.
  • CEO Defined: Working for others.

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