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

Kimberlyn Harris -Washington | Cosmetologist/Environmental activist

“The customer is always right” saying has never worked for me. A client should know her own better than a stylist but, in most case, they don’t. I will consult with the client. They can show me an inspiration picture, but I will still need to go with my thought process. For example, is her hair healthy enough to flow like the picture. Read more>>

Lea Ann Slotkin | Artist + Creative Coach

I disagree with the idea of ‘hustle culture’ especially as a creative business owner. When I first became a full time artist I thought if I wasn’t working on a new painting, my marketing plan or professional development I wasn’t working hard enough. Read more>>