Native of Israel, Adam Milstein is a successful real estate investor and an active philanthropist. During an inquisitive interview, Adam Milstein shared his thoughts on many topics and explained his overall process on being a successful entrepreneur. When asked how he brings his ideas to life, Adam Milstein stated that he pushes his ideas until they basically become a reality. He explains that if somebody else won’t pursue it, you should take heed and do it yourself. Adam believes in doing most things by himself and to always follow-up on a daily basis so to not leave anything under the rug. A few habits that makes him a productive entrepreneur is that he always follows-up, stays consistent and persistent. Adam Milstein also shared how he overcame a failure as an entrepreneur. He put all he had into just one venture and hoped for the best, it was for selling artwork to temples in his homeland of Israel. He purchased a large amount of inventory to sell, it took a long time to do so and he then realized that there was no way he could become an overnight success. The proper and most achievable way to success is the long way, not the quick way, and Twitter.com.
Adam Milstein was born in Haifa, Israel in 1952. During his childhood, his father was a real estate developer and his stay-at-home mom took care of him and the household. When he was 19 years old, Adam joined the Israeli Defense Forces and served during the Yom Kippur War. He began his studies after the war and received his B.S. degree in Business and Economics at the Technion in Haifa. He move to the US in 1981 with his wife, Gila Elgrably and their two daughters. After landing a job as a managing partner for the real estate firm, Hager Pacific Properties, Adam would soon find his niche. During his stay in the US, he then realized that Israeli citizens needed to understand the importance of their identity. He and his wife co-founded the Adam and Gila Milstein Foundation to help sponsor students and young startups with ties to Israel.