Do you have to be an expert on a product in order to become a successful entrepreneur? Let’s ask today's guest, Adam Tishman. Tishman is a New Yorker through and through, growing up in Manhattan helped his independence from a young age. He received his Bachelors Degree at Princeton in History before he decided to pursue an MBA where he met his co-founders of Helix Sleep.
Tishman knew he wanted to be a successful entrepreneur one day, however, he never thought it would be in mattresses. Knowing that mattress buying was confusing, expensive and hard for a lot of consumers, Tishman and his co-founders knew there had to be a better way. Listen for more details on how they have developed an amazing product, and what lead to Tishman's success:
- Born and raised in NY
- Growing up with a metro card
- Obtaining a BA at Princeton
- Tishman’s early on careers
- Meeting his co-founders
- How Helix Sleep came about
- The research behind Helix
- How sleep is innovative and necessary
- The meaning behind the name “Helix”
Ambition Today Question of the Day™ :
As an entrepreneur: How important is sleep to you?
Quote Of The Episode:
“As you build your business, it is not just product at the end of the day, it is also the vision that you have and the story that you tell.”
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