Persistence and resilience are key traits of a successful entrepreneur. When you’re raising capital, you will likely get more rejections than signed term sheets. That’s why you have to nurture your ability to bounce back from rejection.
I am a task-oriented person. I like to get things done and see myself get them done. I thrive on the feeling of productivity. I realized early on in my career that I must do some kind of work that allows me to see the product of my work (hence writing and speaking).