We asked rising stars from the community one of our favorite questions: other than deciding to work for yourself, what was the single most important decision you made that contributed to your success?

Jasmin Foster | Founder and CEO of Be Rooted

I learned very early on the importance of being comfortable with asking for help. As a Virgo and a general know-it-all, this was a hard pill to swallow. However, I had to realize that God put me on this Earth with a specific set of superpowers and that it was okay to be vulnerable and to reach out to my network when I was stumped. Read more>>

Brandi Davis | Video Content Strategist

So the single most important decision I made that contributed to my success was investing in my knowledge of the business itself. Buy as many courses, books, seminars, etc as you can afford. Ever since then, I found out that success is really in the shift of the mindset and you can learn to start pointing the finger at yourself and hold yourself accountable for your own success. Read more>>

Major (Ret) Henry H Washington, III PH.D. | CEO & Founder, HW3 Foundation

The most important decision that I made that contributed to my success was being able to service people. I find joy in educating, mentoring and helping solve crisis. This is my purpose! Read more>>