Entrepreneurs have more in common with Einstein than they think. Many of the traits that led him to be named Time magazine’s Person of the Century–kind of an elite club–drive people to create businesses. Do you see a little of Einstein in you?

Throughout his long life, the creator of E=mc2 (and one of a handful of people to know what it really means) indicated what he saw as the path to success through his words and actions. Entrepreneurs have more in common with Einstein than they think. Many of the traits that led him to be named Time magazine’s Person of the Century–kind of an elite club–drive people to create businesses. Do you see a little of Einstein in you?

 First on the list: Imagination. Einstein said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” The fellas over at Google had all the computer skills and knowledge they needed to have successful careers in some firm’s IT department–along with tens of thousands of other techies. What makes Larry Page and Sergey Brin household names is the fact they imagined there was a better way to search the web, and then they created it.

Source: The Globe and Mail | Mike Werling