Often we don’t have to reinvent the wheel to learn something new – we can just ask experts in the field who can draw on their experience to enlighten us. Below, we’ve shared insights insiders from various industries have shared with us.

Ashley Matthews | Event Stylist I Event Planner

I think outsiders are unaware of the amount time that actually goes into event planning. Most clients seem to assume that the day of their event is the only time we planners put any effort towards their party, which couldn’t be further from the truth! When I book an event, I write down all of the ideas and requests that my clients may have. Read more>>

Diarra Imani | Yoga Instructor & Creative Professional

One thing that I don’t think people understand holistically is that choosing to be an educator, and especially an independent educator operating outside of the School to Prison Industry, we are in a constant state of learning. I dedicate myself to studying everything from cosmic philosophy to color theory. I read and listen to books and create curricula, when I paint I think about sight and perception and consequently create Think Tank workshops. Read more>>

Laurel Thompson | founder, Beya Made

Most people have no idea how damaging the fashion business is to the planet. In fact, fashion & textiles are the second most polluting industry on earth next to oil! Read more>>