We’ve been fortunate to connect with so many brilliant, thoughtful entrepreneurs and creatives and we regularly ask them about the most important lessons they’ve learned over the course of their careers. We’ve shared some highlights below.

Lyanne Alfaro | Creator and Host of Moneda Moves, Producer, Strategist

Consistently aim for your target, but stay open to the new destinations life introduces for you. For planners like myself, we love to have a roadmap, a game plan. But real life isn’t always so cut and dry. Learning to be adaptable and flexible where aligned growth opportunities exist is crucial to getting to your next best step. These will take you places you thought you’d never go, and introduce you to incredible communities to help you build. Read more>>

Lindsay Mamet | Holistic Mental Health Guide, Trauma Informed Coach, Breathworker, and Reiki Master

There is someone for everyone but someone is not always for everyone and that’s okay. Only you can do exactly what you do. I think this translates to everything in life. We each have our own unique gifts and essence that we bring to anything we do, that no one else has. Those gifts will find the people they are supposed to. Instead of trying to please everyone with what you’re doing, find out exactly who you are and who you can make the most impact on by sharing that. By trying to please everyone you’ll please no one. Read more>>

Emma Hayden | Couple Photographer

The most important thing my business has taught me is to have faith and trust in my own abilities. When I was thinking of starting a business I was really nervous that my work wouldn’t be good enough or that I wouldn’t be good enough as a business owner. I decided to take the chance and dove into it headfirst and I’ve found that I am so much more capable than I realized. I think this is true for everyone when you put your all into something and have faith in yourself. Read more>>

Yamhed Torres | Digital marketer & Content creator

I always use the phrase from the book ‘Don Quixote’ by Miguel de Cervantes “it is the part of a wise man to keep himself today for tomorrow, and not venture all his eggs in one basket” “Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.”—Oprah Winfrey Create SMART goals, and the path you’ll take to achieve them. Read more>>

Mark Maroki | Chief Operating Officer

It’s okay if the people around you don’t believe or have faith in this “crazy idea”, that you have. As long as you believe in it, as long as you have faith in it, that’s all that really matters. I think sometimes we get caught up in wanting people to support and encourage the ideas that we have. But the reality is, some simply won’t. And sometimes, it’ll be your closest people that won’t. But like I said, that’s okay. A little belief in yourself and your vision, goes a long way. Read more>>