We asked some brilliant folks from the community to tell us about the most important lesson their business or career has taught them. We’ve shared some of those responses below.

Joe Krehlik | Master Photographer, Graphic Designer

“The only thing constant is change.” I have always been a creative person, but have had to adapt to different industries over the years due to changing technology. I started out in the printing business because I wanted to be a graphic designer. Read more>>

Jouvens Jean | Chef, Soldier, Author, Philanthropist

The most important lesson my career has taught me is to pay attention to the smallest details. Read more>>

Camille Epps | Entrepreneur

The most important lesson my business has taught me is patience. A lot of times, we often find ourselves comparing ourselves to others, wondering why we’re not where they are. You really have to be patient. When the time is meant for you, it will happen. Read more>>

LaTonya Holmes | Nurse/License non invasive Aesthetic Practitioner

The most important lesson that my business has taught me is that I have to be the go getter. I can’t sleep on my business if I want to be successful.I have to go hard If I want my business to succeed. I have to be faithful and dedicated to my because no one else is going to make my business prosper or successful but me. Read more>>

David Booker-Earley | Junior Data Scientist, Mechanical Engineer, Occasional Percussionist, Occasional Painter

Great question! There are actually two lessons that have equally been the most important (and most frequent) lessons throughout my career (and generally over the last 16 years). Read more>>

Orraine Silvera | Business owner

Don’t take advice from anyone who hasn’t at least try to do anything similar to what you are doing. Be cautious of most advice and who it is coming from. Your success is greater if you surround yourself with like minded individuals. Read more>>

Renee Price | Business Coach

The most important lesson my business has taught me is to believe in yourself no matter what. Whatever it is you want for yourself/life you have to constantly push towards that goal in order to accomplish it. No one can do this for you but you. Read more>>