- Successful entrepreneurs are persistent, adaptive and confident
- They dream big but work hard to make their dream a reality
Summer Suleiman covers entrepreneurship as the Blackstone correspondent at The Idea Village, a nonprofit that supports entrepreneurs in New Orleans. She also helps organize New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, an annual business festival celebrating entrepreneurship and innovation.
(CNN)As a writer at The Idea Village in New Orleans, I've interviewed dozens of entrepreneurs, ranging from new founders of fledgling companies to seasoned leaders who have launched several successful businesses.