There are a few secrets to success when you are building a startup, and successful founders are the ones who figure those secrets out. It’s not about your IQ or your grades in school. It’s about your adaptability and willingness to fail.

Successful startup founders aren’t afraid of failure. In fact, they embrace it. They even set up small experiments to look for failures before scaling up to full scale in order to avoid destroying the whole shebang. Failure is an opportunity to learn and to do better.

Successful startup founders are also highly adaptable to changes in consumer demands and needs as well as market changes. This is what gives them success while other businesses fail. They understand that they may have to abandon their idea at any time and they are completely willing to do so.

There are several traits that successful startup founders share. Learn more about them from this infographic!