It’s easy to get caught up in the day to day, but it’s important to stop ask: what’s the end goal? Knowing where you are trying to go is step one in getting there and so we’ve asked some folks we admire to tell us their end goal and where they want to be by the end of their careers.

Bart Anestin | Marketing Strategist and Managing Director

The end goal is freedom. Time is a nonrenewable resource and ultimately I want freedom to explore and indulge my creativity to its’ highest potential. Right now my marketing agency is the nucleus of the brand but we’ve already started to brand out and have multiple verticles, like our podcast and soon coming consumer good brand. Read more>>

Violette Harris | Photographer

My end goal is generational wealth and to sit back and enjoy life. Professionally by the end of my career, I want to be teaching other upcoming photographers and creators what I’ve learned over the years. Read more>>

Kiara Reid | Licensed Esthetician & cosmetic Brand owner

My end goal is to have successfully change the way people perceive beauty & self care. I want people to look at self care & beauty as an important part of their overall health, and not just something superficial. By the end of my career I’d love to be a multi business / brand owner, with several give back initiatives & opportunities for women of color. Read more>>

Shaymekia Hayes | Braider/Hairstylist

My end goal is to have multiple salon across the USA of course professionally by the end of my career I wan to be a house hold name I want to have a catalog of clinically tested product mean my product actually works I want to be know for my professional work and my humanitarian work and what ever god give me to bless other I also want to be known for my work ethics Read more>>

EmpressQueen Kenya | Creative Writer, Author & Spiritual Life Coach

Honestly, I would never say end goal because there are always goals in mind for me to achieve. My lifetime goal and where I want to be professionally by the end of my career is to be an avid creative writer for several popular drama series and films. This includes being a part of a team and creating some solo projects as well. I truly admire the likes of Courtney Kemp, Issa Rae, Shonda Rimes, Terri J. Vaughn, Cas Sigers and Ava DuVernay. Read more>>