We asked folks we admire to share one piece of conventional advice that they disagree with.

Alicia Joynes | CEO, Mentor & Consultant

I totally disagree with the statement, “wait until you have all your ducks in a row before you get started.” If I waited for the perfect time to start, I would never find the right time. I encourage everyone to “adjust their crown and go get what they want.” Read more>>

Maurice & Ashanty Zereoue | Serial entrepreneurs & Investors

One piece of conventional advice that we disagree with is “you have to work extremely hard to be successful”. We hear this saying all the time but when we dive into the matter of it, it isn’t sound advice. We have several examples in our lives where our family, friends, neighbors; all have worked extremely hard, having multiple jobs, but are completely worn down and not where they would like to be. And when it comes down to it, it really isn’t a matter of working hard, but working smart. Read more>>

Monik Combs | Kreative Cosmetics Limited Co. – Entrepreneur- Cosmetics, Personal Care, Beauty.

“Traditional education is everything.” Says WHO? Tik Tok, YouTube, or starter courses are serving as the new Educational Resources!!! You can learn to become a millionaire – sometimes for free, Your Hustle or Passion will fuel your desire for success. Not to be misunderstood, I used to think the same. I’ve learned along the way, that every path isn’t designed for you to walk I’ve spent years striving for higher education. In which I advocate for, however this isn’t 1991. Read more>>