Often we don’t have to reinvent the wheel to learn something new – we can just ask experts in the field who can draw on their experience to enlighten us. Below, we’ve shared insights insiders from various industries have shared with us.

Thea Tochihara | Singer-Songwriter/ Band Leader

No matter how much you see behind the curtain, it is still so magical Read more>>

Ed & Jess Sarkissian | Real Estate Agents/Professionals

Compared to other professional licenses, getting a Real Estate license is relatively easy. This creates a false impression of what it takes to be a successful professional in this industry. Read more>>

Sharon Lafferty | Indigenous Jewelry Designer

I feel that outsiders are unaware that it is okay to wear indigenous jewelry. I think it is beautiful when I see people wearing handmade beaded jewelry. It may feel uncomfortable at first, but it is fine! I am indigenous and I used to feel somewhat disconnected from my culture because I was bullied for the colour of my skin as a child. Read more>>

Merina Michella | vintage seller + fashion stylist

The amount of time, care and attention to detail that it requires. Selling vintage isn’t merely finding the items then immediately slinging them… a good reseller puts in the time for each individual garment. From mending to stain removing, measuring, pricing, laundering and researching the item to its entirety… Read more>>