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.

Julanda Jacsaint | Entrepreneur

Most important lesson not everyone will support your business , friends and family included. Everyone makes an excuse why they can support when I said support I mean a repost or share etc Read more>>

Char-Lynn Griffiths | Freelance Illustrator and Designer

Your career is always a journey, and you can always change the destination, or take a detour if it excites you. I wanted to be a designer in high school but I was the first generation to go to college in my family, and I wanted to make sure I had a well paying job at graduation. I went into a career I liked, but didn’t love- and I still felt this calling to be more creative. Read more>>

Nicola Seymour | Event Planner & Designer

The most important lesson I have learned in my business career is to be patient and love what you do. You have to have a passion for the business you are doing. For me my business requires lots of details, Planning, organization and again lots of patience and love. Read more>>

Victoria Tunstall | Skincare

The most important lesson my business has taught me is to move in silence, and that everyone does not care about what you are wanting to accomplish in your personal life or business. Be positive, work twice as hard, and do not give up regardless of what the outcome is. Read more>>

Tamika Price | Celebrity Nail Tech

The most important lesson my business has taught me is no matter what obstacles I face, never quit. Every set back had a rewarding comeback. Read more>>