Luck favors the prepared. For the hard-working, success is but the next ample opportunity! Opportunity knocks at all of our doors, but we need to be present and see the opportunity as it wanders along. It takes a sharp eye to recognize opportunities hidden in plain sight, as Kareem Hassan has.
Kareem is a collector of memorabilia and a connoisseur of pop culture and art. Stories helped him throughout his life. The idea for his business struck him when he attended his first comic convention, used his saved-up money to buy books and items, and witnessed vendors make a living from it.
The lightbulb dinged, and Kareem started building his network. Over the next few years, he attended more conventions, traded rare collectibles, and got into the business of investing and growing wealth through memorabilia. Today, the highly successful Kareem helps others do the same. But how did a youngboy with a love for comic books turn this into a successful business? The answer is in plain sight.
Kareem made gold of all the opportunities that came his way. He was able to work hard and foster his success because he could identify promising opportunities. Because he was receptive and open to new and different options, they manifested in Kareem’s life. He kept an eye out, compromising and weighing each opportunity to get to where he is now.
Kareem is proof that luck is also a game of the hard-working. With his optimism and a go-getter attitude, he paved the road for opportunities. Identifying opportunities hidden in plain sight is a superpower, but it also comes with the responsibility of turning them into reality. In the words of Spiderman, with great power comes great responsibility, and Kareem’s acknowledgment of both has led him to become the success that we can all learn from.