“If you stand for nothing, you fall for everything”

We asked the community to tell us about the values and principles that guide their lives and businesses.

Sandra Pagenta | Urology Nurse Practitioner & Doctor Nurse Podcast Host

The principles that matter most to me are my family. It is the reason I decided to start a podcast and create the platform in hopes that this would launch opportunities to work for myself and create the time and space to be a present mom and wife. A lot of women put the burden of having it all on themselves- to make an amazing home, family, career, body and mind. Read more>>

Keila Hill-Trawick | Founder + CEO

Initially I started my firm to distract me from the monotony at my government day job, aiming to use my skill in service on the side. But I quickly saw the value in being able to see immediate results in using my knowledge and expertise with business owners who are frequently forgotten – the tiny business owners with 1 owner and a small (if any) team. Read more>>

Landon D’Aire | CEO/Model/Creative/Artist

Loyalty is the most important principle/value to me because it cost nothing to give it to those who give it to you. It also requires other values I am big on as well which are respect, honesty, and trust. Most of us (people) are born into this world alone, to figure things out with or without our parents, and while we are not obligated to take care of anyone else we are told/taught to treat others the way we would want to be treated. Read more>>

Kafi London | Speaker, Author, Firestarter

Prioritizing health and well-being over all other things to optimize my energy. We often have a desire to accomplish amazing things in life – if we don’t have our health – very little becomes possible. Many of us have been trained to manage time – however, time is finite – but the key is to manage our energy which can go a long way to getting the results we want. In the book, The Power of Full Engagement, authors Tony Schwartz and Jim Loehr say: “The number of hours in a day is fixed, but the quantity and quality of energy available to us are not.” Read more>>