If not giving up was always the right answer life would be so easy. History shows us that sometimes quitters prosper and sometimes they miss out. Knowing when to quit and when to keep going is one of the most difficult questions and so we asked folks we admire to tell us how they think through this question.

Amber Thomas | Digital Marketing Strategist & Content Creator

The reason I never give up is because I am doing what I LOVE. Throughout this journey called life it is important to find passion and fuel your purpose. Sometimes it can be hard I have months where I fall into a sort of depressive state, but what is the journey without a little bit of pain. Read more>>

2wo | Benjamin Bradford

I remember vague memories as a child when my dad and I would wrestle. Yes, it was not much of a match because of the drastic differences in weight class, but I would not give up throughout the suplexes, body slams, and submission holds. The inner determination had me fighting like a WWE Championship belt was on the line. Many of us have dreams or passions placed inside of us. Read more>>

Bakari Blocton | Actor, singer and entrepreneur

My love of being a creative keeps me going. During the pandemic I was really down and questioned everything from my acting and moving forward with creating more content for my brand but everytime I wanted to quit, something would happen that let me know I was moving in the right direction. For example, when I said I wanted to take a break from acting, I booked my first lead role in a movie. Read more>>

Dontaye Young | Husband, Father & Entrepreneur

I say quit it if your heart isn’t in it. I’ve started and stopped so many things, but I never gave up on myself and my beliefs. Listen, I’m 30 and I am just now really finding my way in life. It isn’t easy! Most times, I gave up on something because I wasn’t satisfied internally. Other times, the results I expected didn’t come fast enough. We all have gifts, passions, and talents. You know, things that feed our soul. We just have to learn how to monetize them. Read more>>