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

Erica Johnson | Creative Director – Marketer and Designer

One piece of conventional advice that I disagree with is “doing what someone else did to be successful.” Your business has to stand out. Copying how someone else runs their business will get you the same results. Read more>> 

Leslie Lawrence | Nurse and Educator

Whenever you’re about to do something big, everyone tells you to make sure that you’re “ready”. I disagree. Read more>>

C Wood | Artistic Visionary

“ the sky is the limit” This is very generally and conveniently used phrase/ piece of advice that people like to use. To me the sky is NOT THE LIMIT. Read more>>

Official Ria Riahna S. Edwards, MS | Fractional COO / Online Business Manager / Motivational Speaker

The Kiyosaki Principle: “You can create a desired lifestyle solely by living in the E-quadrant.” WRONG! You can, however, create a comfortable and complacent standard way of living in the E-quadrant. Read more>>

Jamal Johnson | Media mogul

Burning bridges is the one piece of conventional advice I disagree with. I believe in Nuking the Bridges. There is more than one way to get to an end point or goal. If you are creative. When people act like one person can end your world or stop your goals if you burn a bridge is stupid. Read more>>

Kimberly Houston | Transformational Life Coach-Chef-Food Photographer

Making safe choices is the best route of action. I totally disagree with this because growth doesn’t happen in safe choices. Read more>>