A man who believes in giving back, and in philanthropy as a practice to enrich his day to day life, as well as his business, Adam Milstein, a native of Israel, came to the United States in 1981 after having served in the Yum Kippur war, and graduating from Techion. Currently the managing partner of Hagar Pacific Properties, Milstein also serves on multiple boards for varying organizations supporting the nation of Israel and the Jewish people. Co-founder and national chairman of the Israeli American council, its obvious Milstein is a man who cares about his own past, present, and future as well as that of his nation of origin, and his people’s. In a recent interview Adam opened up about just what made him a success in the first place, and how giving back has effected his life and work.
Consistency, follow-up, and persistence are what Milstein credits for his accomplishments in entrepreneurship. He says it is also imperative for emerging entrepreneurs to understand an issue for themselves instead of relying on secondhand information if their work is to make a lasting impact. Milstein notes these traits, as well as surrounding himself with others who are experienced a knowledgeable in business and marketing, as his secrets to success. He adds that understanding problems, and handling them creatively and professionally, can allow you to become ‘apart of the solution, rather than the problem.’ Milstein also speaks highly of philanthropy in business, saying it makes day to day work wholly more satisfying.
It is easy to see that Milstein believes in these concepts in action, as well as in words. Along with his wife Gila, Adam is the founder of the Sifriyat Pijama B’America organization, which is responsible for providing free Hebrew literature to over 15,000 Jewish families monthly. In addition, Gila and Adam also launched the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation, which is dedicated to aiding the nation of Israel, as well as the Jewish people. An accomplished author on Judaism and Israel, as well, Adam has seen publication in a variety of places. In summation, it is quite clear Milstein is a renowned businessman, who is at once supportive of his family, his causes, and his origins.
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