We asked some of the brightest folks in the community to open up to us about the most important lesson their business or career has taught them. We’ve highlighted some of those responses below.

Kevin Wedderburn | Private Chef

Throughout my professional cooking career and entrepenuership, the most important lesson I’ve learned is to trust the process. Anything that holds longevity doesn’t happen overnight. Embracing the process while I’m in it keeps me humble and focused. Read more>>

Lloni Soogrim | Business Analyst

Having the opportunity to network and get to know business owners with a wide-range of success, I have learned that everyone at every level has challenges. No amount of success or wealth ameliorates problems. In fact, the most successful people I have had a chance to work with have built habits of addressing problems directly, quickly, and professionally. This lesson has helped push me through some brick walls that I inevitably have hit as a business owner. Read more>>

Resa Leigh | Airbnb Host & Mentor

The most important lesson my business has taught me is that I am only limited by my mind. For many years, my primary focus was on earning a higher salary, getting a better job, etc etc. but now, as an entrepreneur, I think of success in terms of achieving a higher level of self; when we become better versions of ourselves, wealth and success are inevitable. All we have to do is get out of our own way. Read more>>

Dom Cadeo | Creative Producer & Music Arist

Never lose sight of the vision. I’ve learned many lessons, but this one has kept me grounded throughout my journey. It’s easy to get discouraged when things don’t go your way, so maintaining clarity through the hard times is imperative. Goals come with many challenges, and we don’t always know what the outcome will be, so staying prepared and focused has been a huge lesson for me in my career. Read more>>