Walid N. Nasserdeen is a leader of the finance and economics operations of business with 15 years of unparalleled experience. He is an entrepreneur and business advisor. His years of expertise provides valuable insight to the businesses and corporations he advises. Both the non-profit and profit segments of business benefit from Walid’s contemporary vision of the intricacies found within the emerging diversification of business operations, strategy, analysis, and supply chains.
Walid has gained firsthand experience in operational forecasting that can oftentimes change the trajectory of various industry sectors. Aside from advising businesses, Walid has become an influential planner for the future of cities. He worked toward a position of leadership. Walid is beyond a mere influencer. Invaluable to the life of any place are business and governance. The merit of Walid N. Nasserdeen has earned him a place amongst the committees of Economic Development and Events Development for the City of Long Beach’s Downtown Business Alliance committees.
The 15 years Walid has in business operations, analysis, and strategy, spans different industries but has one similarity – Walid intelligently applied his wisdom and made the companies he worked with run at higher level of efficiency. His professional experience provided the expertise that was necessary to provide credibility to W.N-Deen Advisory – a private company that specializes in the planning and operations for start-ups and established companies. Walid N. Nasserdeen holds the awareness to discover ways for businesses to blaze trails.
How did you get started in this business?
I don’t consider myself an influencer. I would say that I am a man of influence. Working at a high level of quality and consistency gets noticed. Then changes happen around you. That is influence. I am a master at my craft. I am a leader to those around me.
How do you make money?
The corporate experience and expertise that I have gained throughout the years in analysis and strategy adds value to my social networks. People see the value of my work.
How long did it take for you to become profitable?
My initial companies were the start of my revenue streams. Even before social media my companies generated monetary gains. There was profitability from the beginning.
When you were starting out, was there ever a time you doubted it would work? If so, how did you handle that?
I never had a doubt in my mind that my work would be successful. I always have faith in my work. I had made sure to prepare solutions capable of changing the operational situations present to avoid failure if it ever seemed victory was slipping from view.
How did you get your first customer?
Some of the best ways to find your first customers are still very applicable. Word of mouth brought me my first actual customer through the college network of my Alma Mater.
What is one marketing strategy (other than referrals) that you’re using that works really well to generate new business?
Being extraordinary at what you do is the greatest marketing strategy that I could tell anyone! There are numerous difficulties while achieving a certain kind of greatness doing business. If you focus on making the best of the possibilities of where you find yourself there will always be someone looking to hire you.
What is the toughest decision you’ve had to make in the last few months?
Each discussion has difficulties. The most difficult decisions are oftentimes veiled in the seemingly commonplace decisions. From one moment to another there is a need to be decisive. Eventually, when you’re in business, every decision has difficulties. Each step towards progress has to be a wise move.
What do you think it is that makes you successful?
That answer is straightforward; I love what I do. I do it at a very high level. It brings a lot of value to companies. You have to love what you do to find any semblance of success.
What has been your most satisfying moment in business?
Knowing that I inspire the world with the brands that I build is so very satisfying. Even greater is being able to apply those brands to charity work – for example, donating Barbies to charity during Christmas.
What does the future hold for your business? What are you most excited about?
The next step forward is always found within inspiring brands and companies to achieve excellence in their work. It is exciting to see and think of how to help those brands. My next venture will be one of the first to allow demand planning functions to be outsourced from the supply chain to independent contractors and it will inspire others to provide expert strategy to their operations.
What business books have inspired you?
Think and Grow Rich, Extreme Ownership, and Freakonomics are some of my favorite books to read. Timeless teachings and the professional experience imparted are the most valuable procurements found when reading books.
What advice would you give to your younger self?
Form a developed perception of self to guide your actions and decisions. Learning, growth, and experience lead to having naturally unique skills that make you valuable to any company.
Are you willing to be a mentor? If so, how should someone contact you?
Yes. Prospective mentees may message me on IG or masterclass19.com