The propensity for problem-solving is one thing that consistently stands out in almost all successful entrepreneurs. They’re driven by a deep-seated desire to fix something in the world around them and then take concrete action to fix those problems. At first, they’re seldom doing it for the money. Typically, they have worked in the field long enough to have a solid understanding of an emerging problem. They also have a genuine empathy for the people impacted and a deep-seated desire to mitigate the impact of that problem. They then use their knowledge and imagination to convert their empathy into a business idea. Sometimes, that new idea becomes a blockbuster solution.