We’ve been fortune 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.

Allison Boccamazzo | Content Marketer and Brand Strategist

You learn a lot by owning and operating a business – it’s hard to choose. I’ve learned how to surrender to (and eventually trust) life’s natural course. I’ve learned that your perception is your reality, and your reality one day can completely change tomorrow or even the next hour. I’ve learned not to get too caught up in the lows or downtime. Everything can change an in instant – and if it doesn’t, the sun will rise tomorrow. I’ve learned that it doesn’t matter how fast or slow you go, so long as you keep moving forward. I’ve learned the importance of continually creating meaningful content to engage with your audience – I’ll hear months down the road that a video or blog I put out resonated or that a lot of people found it valuable. Read more>>

Jennifer Pohlkamp | Executive Professional

I am most proud of learning how to successfully navigate at an executive level while remaining respectful and honorable, and spearheading that task as an Asian and female leader. I understand that people may not measure the value of these characteristics as heavily as I do, but by knowing what you stand for and what you don’t provides a lot of clarity in your work. It’s natural to grow no matter how far or how long you continue in a profession, I believe it is imperative to evolve in the journey while remaining true to what you believe in. My goal was for a cause, to help myself and everyone around me to challenge and progress themselves on a daily level. Read more>>

Niccole Estrada | Owner & Executive Chef

The most important lesson my business has taught me is to never stop building meaningful relationships. Building relationships with fellow entrepreneurs, like minded individuals in my industry, suppliers, distributors and my team has significantly impacted the success of my business. It’s also provided me with opportunities to learn and grow along the way. Read more>>