To persevere or to pivot is a question that do-ers have been asking themselves since the beginning of time. It’s never a straight road when you are doing something new, blazing a trail, breaking a ceiling, or pushing boundaries, so it’s only natural to wonder whether to give up midway. How do you know whether to keep going or to give up?

Shaday So | Private Chef, Catering Operations

I think that is within the person but to keep going is always the way. You may have to change directions, step back to leap foreword but giving up is and entire other thing. Building a business is tough especially in the first stages; you can learn and anticipate many things through research but there is also a huge amount of “learning as you go” that will occur. Read more>>

Imperfect Opinions | Lifestyle and Entertainment Podcast

When we decided that we wanted to create a podcast, we always said we would keep going as long as we’re having fun. You always hear that when you do what you love, it doesn’t feel like work. That’s the feeling we get when creating content. We all have that feeling we get when we know something just isn’t working out. But when you’re passionate about something, you’d never want to give up. If you’re willing to just stop and it doesn’t bother you, then that’s not what you were meant to do. We experience the opposite during the pandemic. For some reason, we let the pandemic slow us down. Read more>>

Kristen Daniel | Strategist, Executive Coach, & Game Inventor

I don’t think most people ever give up on anything as much as they surrender to alignment. There’s very rarely a time when we pursue things for which we don’t know our true intentions. If you’re working on something aligned with your purpose, then what you might need to give up is the fixed vision of how your work is “supposed” to develop. Read more>>

Kimberly Wright | Vending Machine Operator

To be quite honest, no one else will believe in your goals more than you do, it’s as simple as this. If you want to be something great, you need to give it your all. The term “giving up” shouldn’t be thought of, giving up is not an option. Follow your heart and believe in yourself, always! Read more>>