When we think of an entrepreneur we think of a creative, passionate, visionary, determined, hardworking, competitive risk-taker. But what combination of characteristics leads to outstanding success? Is it a combination of personality and a certain amount of serendipity, good old-fashioned luck?
That hard work, dedication, creativity, good business sense, and the heart of a gambler are some of the traits of a successful entrepreneur is clear, but there is also an element of luck and serendipity at play. Successful people are able to react to life’s uncertainties and maximize events that come their way. What combination of the right traits and luck does it take to be a success and what can we learn from these “lucky” people?