Success. It’s something we dress for, strive for, work towards. We wish it upon others as well as ourselves, but what is it? What is success?

David Hamilton | Film Composer

It’s definitely being both relentless and resilient, relentlessly putting yourself out there and making as many good connections as possible, and being resilient when things don’t go your way. I do spend a good portion of my day networking, checking facebook groups, emails, and other social media, and it all pays off in the end, even if you only find one gig after months of this process. I know it’s very cliche, but not giving up is definitely a huge factor. Read more>>

Nicole Aston | Destination Wedding & Elopement Photographer

Once I let go of what I thought my industry’s and client’s ‘expectations’ of me were, my brand and business absolutely exploded with booked clients! I feel like so many of us waste time trying to follow in the footsteps of other business owners we admire, so much so that we forget that what makes us stand out is already inside of us- the passion that lead us to being a business owner in the first place. Trust your gut and dare to be different. Read more>>

Mike Savacool | Partner and Chief Strategic Officer

The most important factor behind my success is tenacity. I realized early in my career that there are smarter and more talented people around – and that’s a great thing. I don’t have to be the best. But my business partner and I have always been tenacious and committed to putting in the work. At LESS+MORE we developed a process early on and we are disciplined about following it. We hold each other accountable to not cutting corners, and it leads to the results that our clients have come to expect from us. But it is not often easy and the tenacity to see it through, even when challenging, has been an important factor of our success. Read more>>

Evelyn Gonzalez | Digital Artist & Illustrator

For me personally, it’s to never lose sight of why I create what I create, it’s easy to get lost on the real reason I create art. Sometimes I feel like I will draw or post things that I’m not very attached to, and this will cause a disconnect between me and my art and I don’t ever want that. Some of my best work is my self-indulgent work, art that I created for myself that others happen to like. Although experimentation is always important, that self-indulgence and passion are what I think helps people recognize my art no matter what I create. I want my art and drawings to be an extension of myself and my personality. putting so much of myself into my art is what I think really keeps my brand intact. Read more>>

Bina Blea | Jewelry Maker & Artist

My biggest thing I try to live on a daily basis & what I want my children to understand is that we weren’t made to fit it. We are all so different & beautiful in our own unique way. When you wear my pieces. I want you to wear it for you. Rock it how you to want to rock it. Feel fierce in your new earrings or whatever jewelry because they were made for you. I don’t want you to look & think “ugh I want to look like her.” Nope I want you to think “Bam she looks good, & I’m going to look just as good right beside her. Read more>>

Jaclyn Zelasko | Event & Wedding Planner

The most important factor behind my businesses success is my high level of attention to detail. As my company is named In The Details, it is extremely important to always pay close attention to all details big and small, to make sure the event can be executed flawlessly. I believe that the smallest of details can come together in a way that really enhances the overall aesthetic and vibe of the event. Read more>>