“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.

BLKGRLFLY: Visual Artist

Above all, to thine own self be true. Even if you feel like people won’t understand, you owe it to yourself to live your truth. Everything you put into the world is a reflection of you. Advice can be good at times, but always allow your inner voice to have the final say. Read more>>

Dee Murray: Content Creator

The principle of giving back to others guides all of my personal and professional decisions above all else. Regardless of the purpose of the interaction, I try to enter any relationship or rapport with the guiding principle that whatever I do will impact the person I am working with positively and leave a footprint that will help others that come after me. Read more>>

Melinda Galette: Owner of Moi Women’s Wear

I’d say the principle I value most is self-love. I feel like our generation and those after are so highly influenced by the media and what they interpret to be the lives of others, they neglect who they truly are in the process. I myself being someone with experience in such. Read more>>