The best preparation for entrepreneurship are life experiences:
Stereotypes abound when it comes to the lifestyle of programmers and CTOs, including physical profile and outside interests. But in my experience, it’s breaking this mold that has propelled my success in the technology industry.
Aside from my job as an entrepreneur and CTO, I’m an avid powerlifter who helped pioneer the sport in Israel. To get started, I approached strangers at athletics competitions all over the country and tried to sell them on the idea of a sport they had never even heard of before. Sounds exactly like a hi-tech networking event, right? I quickly realized that my passion for powerlifting could actually inform and strengthen my abilities as an entrepreneur and CTO.
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