There are so many factors that can play a role in determining our results, performance and ultimately our success, but some factors matter more than others. We asked folks what they felt was the most important factor driving their success.

Michelle Pratt | Salon Owner & Entrepreneur

The habits I feel that helps me succeed is prayer, faith, consistency, and dedication. Prayer to me is a “no questions ask” kind of deal. You have to do it. No other way around it. It’s mandatory for success. Prayer helps me get through a lot of tough days and even great days. Prayer doesn’t only happen when things aren’t going right but in every aspect of life. Faith, the size of a mustard seed. That’s it, nothing else! Read more>>

Felicia Conn-Payton | Owner-Director Child Care Center

The two most important habits that help me succeed are tenacity and being an early riser. When I took over ownership of an existing child care center, I had many hard obstacles to overcome. I did my due diligence before purchasing, but there were many hidden problems, such as falsified student rosters, students that were school-aged enrolled for an all-day program ongoing investigation by the licensing agency; I could continue, but I would have to write a book! Read more>>

Brittany Corn | Professional Makeup Artist – Licensed Cosmetologist – Skin Care Enthusiast

Consistency! Ive always like to have structure the older I have gotten, especially with jobs I’ve worked. Starting my own business at first I thought okay this will be easy. Although its not absolutely difficult, there are plenty of trials I have faced, staying consistent and blocking off time schedules in my daily life has helped me stay on top of completing my business goals. Majority of my daily activities revolve around a routine and I implied growing and learning how to start and continue my business in that routine Read more>>