Session: 10 Dirty Little Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs
Successful entrepreneurs, from Henry Ford to Steve Jobs and Elon Musk, share similar qualities with one another. There are a few key qualities that all (or almost all) successful entrepreneurs have in common.
What does it mean to be a successful entrepreneur? Is it being a born go-getter? Is it having an extroverted personality? Is it being charismatic enough to persuade customers?
Not everyone is born with a drive to change the world. In fact, many successful entrepreneurs today are people who you may have underestimated in high school or college. A living example of this is Bill Gates, who famously said, “If I had a dollar for every time someone made fun of me in high school—oh, wait. I do!”
Having worked with tech entrepreneurs for more than 20 years, Adi has noticed some common traits and similarities among them. Her talk will give you a glimpse into some of the secrets of successful entrepreneurs so that you can determine whether you have what it takes.
- Entrepreneurs hold special characteristics, but it's not what people think
- Successful Entrepreneurs has interesting traits based on their life experiences
- We can understand what makes someone be entrepreneurial
Adi Mazor Kario is an expert in product strategy, design, and innovation and has helped hundreds of startups and established companies on their journey toward success. She is also an international speaker, and highly sought-after facilitator for her courses, workshops worldwide, and online programs called “Invincible Innovation.”
Known for her ability to take creative business ideas and turn them into massive revenue, she leverages her proven strategies to create leading-edge products. She has worked with the likes of IBM, Intel, Google, and Waze — along with literally hundreds of startups in Israel, the “Startup Nation,” and was part of the Google Accelerator for 9 years. Adi holds a BA in Design, an MSc in Cognitive Science, and a certificate in Positive Psychology and Mindfulness. She is also a part of the Google for Startups Accelerator and is a Certified Google Design Sprint Master.
She lives with her husband, their four kids, a dog, and their cat. She reminds herself as often as she can that something amazing might happen in her life at any moment.