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.

Abigail Brown | Wig Maker

The most important lessons my business has taught me is to have patience and to take risks.I never realized how impatient I was until I started my business. My business has helped me to understand that sometimes it will take time for things to start flowing the way you want them to, but with patience and hard work, you will eventually get where you want to be. Read more>>

Jamir Smith | Host of The JamirSmithShow Podcast

The most important lesson my career has taught me was to always build relationships. I have always been an extrovert, which has allowed me to talk to many different types of people. I have learned that the only way you can be successful is to build relationships with people and align with like minded individuals. Read more>>

Darlene Screen | Counselor & Life Coach

From life experiences Everyone can change and their is change in everyone, because we all have a story and purposely filled Read more>>

Chase & Jack Roldan & O’ Grady | Owners

Staying true to yourself. Throughout the years there’s inevitably been a ton of pressure to stay in the know and keep up with the trends of the food world, but there’s also a lot of pressure from your city (obviously) to cater to. When we started there weren’t a lot of plant based options where we’re at, let alone places that were doing more than sandwiches and pub style grub. A lot of people here in the city think Milwaukee is super progressive, but in all actuality—and no offense—it’s really sort of stagnant. And we wanted to bring and share something very different here. When we started to vocalize what we were doing we got a lot of people who supported our mission, but there were also folks who told us we would need to be more of an omni spot in order to sustain. So when we started to take off as an all plant based pop up emphasizing in more foreign foods, we were excited. Read more>>