It’s easy to get caught up in the day to day, but it’s important to stop and 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.

Hunter Hanna | Realtor

What I want the most is to be able to look back and feel like I did everything in my power to impact others in a positive way. I think society paints a certain picture and people adhere to it because it’s what they’re told and how they were raised. I’m thankful to be raised by my mother who let me think for myself and do things my own way from a young age. When I was younger, I’d say I had some traumatic things going on that weren’t in my control and made me grow up a lot faster than most. Read more>>

Lindsey Fox | Therapist & Life Coach

My name is Lindsey Fox and I am the owner of CBT Wellness Center and founder of What The Fox?!™ podcast. My end goal is to inspire trauma-informed perspective-taking that generates systemic and structural change through psychoeducation and storytelling with influential stakeholders. For starters, I had no idea what I wanted to be when I grew up. I tested out a few different career paths before arriving where I am today. Two transferable skills that supported my success across different industries are my ability to investigate systemic breakdowns between operations and organizational communication, and how to speak up for what is working and what is not. Read more>>

Cindy Woo | Print Shop Owner | Event Coordinator | Herbalist | Blogger

I want to build an empire! I want to leave a legacy behind that will give my kids and future generations a chance to experience a life free from restraints. So, they are free to “BE”; become their best selves. Not only that, I want my work, my businesses, my events, my products, to really make an impact in people’s lives; and for them to know that it was done out of love, so that hopefully that love will spread. Read more>>

Chenieria Bowens | MUA & Content Creator

In end, I want to be able to say I inspired someone. I want to be proud of the work I have done. I pray to be a celebrity makeup artist, author, philanthropist, content creator, mental health advocate, PCOS advocate and a motivator who blesses the cover of plenty magazines. My non profit Babes Breaking Through will be running smoothly and helping plenty of young ladies in need. I want my children to be proud of the work I have done and my contributions to the world. I want to be most proud of myself for accomplishing my goals and changing the world. Read more>>

Kirsten Geter | CEO of Fillenoire Life and Handbag Designer for our Bagwell Collection

The end goal is to leave an impact on the economic stability of the black community and to aid in the creation of more resources for the black businesses that will follow us. My personal goals have always included the growth and success of those around me. It fueled my career as an educator, it drove me to coach and to sponsor dance teams, it propelled my cooperative publishing company, and it is was the original idea for Fillenoire Life. Read more>>

La LaRue | Transgender Rapper & Entertainer

My end goal is to just be known for what I love to do, and that’s RAP. I want to inspire yourself girls like myself to follow your dreams and stick to your goals. No dream is too far! Read more>>

Dev’Yon Brice | TV Personality & Business Coach

My goal is to become one of the top actors and influencers in the world. A household name if you will. All while persuading my people to believe in themselves and their brands, and to go after their dreams regardless of the situation they may be in. If I can do it, anyone can.” Read more>>