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.

Casey May | Co-Founder

There are a variety of reasons why we and our company have succeeded thus far, but the more note worthy habits would be determination, persistence, having the willingness to work 16 hour days, and living frugally. I cannot express the importance of the last one enough, we only bought necessities and lived well below our means to pour every dime back into the company. That is a habit anyone starting their own business should instill. Read more>>

Terren Johnson | President – Playmakers Nashville LLC

Being a helping hand in others lives. Its essential, because it allows you to learn and build relationships. Read more>>

Dominique Gardner | Editorial Photographer

I am relentless in my pursuit of greatness. Good is never good enough and I strive for protection. I don’t come from the best background. I did not have the opportunity to attend the best schools however, I never wanted to use my background as an excuse. I moved to Atlanta, enrolled at AIA and continued to pursue my passion. I am example that diligence and hard work always pay off. In short I am hardworking, relentless, driven, a perfectionist and I believe in God’s divine purpose and intervention. These are the qualities that have made me. Read more>>

Monique Anderson | Author, Publisher, Writing Coach and Speaker

My organizational skills truly helps me to succeed. Without it I’d get off track and lose focus on the tasks I have to complete. Everything and everyone has a place.Integrity is a habit. It guides how and what I communicate. Integrity speaks to the core of who I am. Showing up is another habit. By showing up I mean I am present with my clients, my family and friends. I give them my most authentic self. Asking difficult questions is a habit for me. It forces me and others to dig deep and get to the root of things, good and bad. Read more>>

Denisha Masherra | Content Creator

I feel the habits the help me.most to succeed is just being extremely competitive. I don’t like to fail and of I do, I won’t stop or give up until I figure it out. Read more>>