• Farzad Ban
    • Founder/CEO
    Farzad Ban

How I went from learning Product Design to building a world-class studio, working on 7-figure contracts, remotely.

It took me close to a decade to get us where we are now. In this post, I’m aiming to share everything I’ve learned along the way. This is basically everything I wish I knew before I got started.

I started my career by designing blogs. By designing I mean I was stealing a few CSS lines from here and there, dropping them into my code and then spending hours trying to figure out why it didn’t work. Little did I know then that it was basically what I was going to repeat for the rest of my career. Meaning just experimenting with a bunch of different things to see what works, what doesn’t and figure out the why. Just like how we learned how to walk, talk, bicycle, make friends, etc. So on my own, I learned how to code, design, hire, manage, negotiate, systemize and more. But unlike when we were younger, it came with hesitation almost every step of the way.

You see, when we were young, we had this power of focus

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    • Farzad Ban
    • Founder/CEO
    Farzad Ban

What I learned from getting deported twice and building two successful businesses in the process

This is an attempt to break the bubble and start living a more transparent life where others outside of my close friends and family get to see into my life and hopefully learn from the outcome of my choices and decisions.

I don’t believe in right or wrong. I believe in experiences. I believe there’s no right path in life, there are just simply different experiences. The fork in the road metaphor, that we were taught in school at a young age is just too extreme and not the reality we live today. Do you remember the picture? The left path takes you into this dark and what it seems to be a horrifying jungle where pain and horror await and the right one takes you to this beautiful land where all your dreams come true.

But to tell you the truth, between these two paths, if I had to pick, the left one has always been more appealing to me than the right one. Why? I think it’s because I just don’t believe there are

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