In our view, values and principles are the foundation upon which our lives, careers and relationships are built. So, we asked folks we admire to open up to us about the values and principles that matter most to them.

Favour Robinson | Life Coach & Speaker

Commitment is a value that matters to me most, because I strongly believe it precedes success and everything else that comes with it. There are way too many people in the world who have interests and aspirations that never become a reality to due lack of commitment for pursuit. There is not much anyone can accomplish in this life without a personal sense of commitment to their convictions and actions. Read more>>

Jaquan Drumma | Recording Artist

The value or principle that matters most to me is faith, because if you have faith in what you believe in or even in a goal you wanna achieve nothing can stop you. You WILL undoubtedly achieve that goal because if you keep faith and hold on to it you create a consistent mindset that will overcome all things that will try to discourage you or hinder you from completing your goal. Read more>>

Aimiende Negbenebor Sela | Writer & Filmmaker

I’m not sure if this is considered a value/principle or virtue, really, but I admire people who try. It’s a big thing for me — trying, making an attempt, seeing if something is at all possible and giving it a go. You may fail, but there’s something, at least in mind, to be said for trying. Read more>>