What is the Most Common Factor in Successful People

Leyla Novini
The Creativity Quotient
4 min readJun 21, 2022

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Resilience.

Resilience is the ability of a person to bounce back from a setback and overcome adversity. This is the one trait I’ve seen in people that I’ve found inspirational, dedicated to their craft, and what society views as a successful person. These are the individuals who have encountered obstacles and failure to no end and managed to pick themselves back up and achieve amazing things.

Failure is natural, and yet I see so many of my peers stall their lives by doing anything to avoid it. This unfortunately…

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Leyla Novini
The Creativity Quotient

Senior Product/UX Designer, Innovation Strategy Leader, and Creative Entrepreneur, AI/ML design, music nerd, new to the world of improv.