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.

Antonio Troina | Music Producer / Dj & Fireman

That most people who are successful in the music industry just “fell out of the sky”. A lot of the names and acts that you are aware of today, have been grinding for years to make it to that point. Sometimes luck plays a small role, but everyone you see is putting in WORK! Read more>>

Nina Williams | Interiors Design-Build

Interior Design is a fairly unregulated industry. A “Decorator” can be a house wife/mom that has a flair & bank roll. Ive. seen a ton of them come & go. An “Interior Designer” should have a College degree, knowledge of fabrication (how to put things together) & construction (how to execute an idea to fruition). An “Interior Designer” will have many positive refrences(within the industry as well) with years of experience & lastly – intuition of their clients style & taste. Read more>>

Jaeda Collins | Hairstylist

I think one thing in my industry that outsiders are probably unaware of is how much dedication you truly have to have to do hair. It long hours and a lot of work but the end results always what’s worth it ! People are quick to say they can do it themselves or they could learn to do hair which is true but if you don’t have the time or patience you will not get far in the beauty industry… Read more>>

Louanne Ferro | Hair Stylist and Educator

Theres a few things that I believe our consumer base is unaware of but two main things that pop up a lot in my chair is “wow, your job is very laborious.” and “I had no idea that there was so much math and science behind hair.” We as stylist are used to standing the majority of a 10 plus hour work day all with keeping our arms up in the air. I’m often asked what my workout is to tone my arms and my response is always “20 years of hair dressing!” Also, our job is almost all math and science. I remember challenging my high school geometry teacher. I said “when will I ever use geometry?” and he said “theres lots of jobs that utilize geometry like being a landscape architect.” Read more>>