Biz Boot Up Podcast Episode 62: The Key to Success with Sannan Khan and Certified Sitters

Welcome to the Business Boot-Up Edition of The Dreamers and Doers Podcast! We believe you are never too young to start a business. We’re bringing you live interviews from Loveworks Leadership in Norman, OK. Each of our episodes includes interviews with our youngest and more experienced entrepreneurs who will inspire, educate and give you an action step to help your leadership and business!

Powered by the Norman Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by First United Bank.

Sanaan Khan: Foster Learning Pakistan

Mr. Sannan Khan is a certified associate chartered accountant by education and training, and an entrepreneur by heart. He has worked as a financial analyst and in strategic roles for six years with various multinational and leading national consultancy companies. He wanted to give back to society, so he left his corporate career and started Pakistan’s first self-sustainable social startup, Foster Learning Pakistan. Foster Flagship Training is 2-month practical leadership and entrepreneurship program to socially and economically empower low income youth of Pakistan. It started from one of the very remote cities of Southern Punjab, Layyah with one group and now has completed  40 groups in over 30 cities in Pakistan, impacting over 60,000 fellows, trained by a dedicated team of 58 young enthusiasts.

Certified Sitters

Tyriauna, Jehda, and Taylor are the founders of Certified Sitters, which will offer an app that pairs sitters and clients in less than 5 minutes. They offer a wide variety of services, babysitting, pet sitting, private chef, nanny, senior care, personal training, and tutoring. When we come and sit for whomever we will provide some toys for kids, read for seniors, and treats for dogs.

Tyriauna is the manager and keeps things moving and made sure we stayed on task. She is a competitive soccer player who also loves swimming and gymnastics.  She would like to go OU to be a lawyer or orthodontist and wants to make a difference for people and help others

Jehda is the graphic designer and organizer.  She loves to hang out with her friends and enjoys  gymnastics, cheer, and soccer. She also loves to just hang with friends.  She also plans go to OU and become an orthodontist.

Taylor is in charge of planning, design and pitching for the team. Her favorite things to do include playing on her phone and cuddling with her cat, Mittens. Taylor has 10 siblings and one of her current life goals is to open a cat cafe.

Key Takeaways:

  • Stay close with your customers
  • Stay focused on your role in your company
  • Communication is the key to success

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