Elon Musk is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world. His innovative spirit and resilience have helped him create numerous multi-billion dollar companies. Real Estate developer and online media manager Boris Mizhen counts on Musk as one of his major inspirations and driving forces towards sustaining his successful career.
Boris Mizhen said that nobody like him and that he certainly thinks in the big picture, uses vertical integration in his companies to reduce costs, and always maintains an overall societal view of the way he can improve life for everyone and not just about making more money. Mizhen continues saying that of course, Elon Musk is also a stunning example of the Renaissance Man transposed into the 21st Century, with his amazing understanding of programming, electrical technology and flight.
Mizhen contributed to a number of charitable organizations for many years, just doing his part to return to the world his own good fortune and success. He has been a longtime contributor to the Jewish Foundation’s “PACE” (Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment) fund and to the Chabad of Shoreline’s Jacob Fund, which helps to provide food for local families in need through electronic debit-type cards that may be used in supermarkets around the area.
One of the aspects that Boris Mizhen admires most about the Elon Musk story is the way he chose his direction early in life. As he progressed through school and university, Elon Musk was met with grand achievements and success, which enabled him to propel toward aiming for bigger accomplishments throughout his career. Growing up in South Africa, Musk achieved his first triumph at the age of 12 when he wrote a program for his Commodore Vic-20 computer which was purchased by a computer magazine for $500. He left South Africa at age 17, moving to Canada first and then the United States which he truly adores. As part of his life-plan, Musk asked himself what would affect the future of humanity most. He came up with a list of five things: the internet; sustainable energy; space exploration and colonization; artificial intelligence; and reprogramming the human genetic code. As Musk’s career has shown, he’s very capably working towards making his mark in all five.
Boris Mizhen followed a similar philosophy. His early success in real estate came about from an unrelenting focus on his goals. Now a prominent real estate developer in New York City, he started with a single, small rental property which became a significant revenue producer and provided the capital to expand his holdings. Mizhen gradually built a company developing both residential and commercial properties across the Eastern United States. He maintains his primary residence in Guilford, Connecticut, with his wife Angelina Strano.
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