Miguel Hernandez is the co-founder of Mench.co where he is taking hands-on learning to the next level.
Since 2010, he’s run Grumo Media, a digital animation studio. Clients Microsoft, Walmart, Fidelity Investments, Ashton Kutcher, Alexis Ohanian, Trevor Blackwell, and many YCombinator startups. In 2011, I joined Udemy and became one of their earliest top instructors with 20,000+ students and over $500K in online course sales.
Watch to learn more about changes in education and how to build your career through strategic giving!
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[2:45] Miguel is one of the top instructors on Udemy.
[3:44] His new project is launching in January.
[4:05] Problems with online courses
[4:42] He decided to create a tool that focuses on the engagement of courses.
[8:09] They’ve developed a chatbot that allows you to deliver education in a more engaging way that helps people take measurable action weekly.
[10:43] He’s originally from Spain. He moved here in 1996, when he was 14 after his parents divorced.
[11:14] He self-taught a lot of things in his life, like animation.
[11:58] He got into Udemy very early on. It was like a hobby, but it was making a lot of money.
[14:54] He was approached by a former client to do something about education.
[15:22] Actual learning happens when you do stuff. If you listen and don’t apply, learning doesn’t happen.
[16:53] 7 of the top ten courses on Udemy are about coding.
[20:40] The strategy that works best for strategic giving
[20:51] Strategic provide value to someone with a lot of influence
[21:34] Get your stuff in front of someone who has a large audience
[25:03] He knew he only needed 1 video to get 1 influencer.
[25:57] People assume that people should give them value when they haven’t proved themselves valuable first.
[32:43] Ask what’s in it for that person? Why are they going to spend time with you instead of all the other people that want to spend time with them?
[35:] You will never know what will come from the fruit of your efforts, but if you show up with a heart to serve and you add value, your time you will come.
[36:37] Everything is about the people. Focus on helping the people who can add the most value to you and who you can add value to.
[39:58] Generate | Grow | Give
[43:01] Focus on quality over quantity
1. Strategic provide value to someone with a lot of influence
2. Generate | Grow | Give
3. Focus on quality over quantity
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