We asked rising stars from the community one of our favorite questions: other than deciding to work for yourself, what was the single most important decision you made that contributed to your success?

Dr. Rachel Hamel | Wholistic Cranial Physician and Functional Medicine Practitioner

Getting a mentor/discipleship. Mentors have been key to helping me navigate the changes in my business as well as to adapt to them. Mentorship can look differently for different people, whether it’s a prayer partner, a coach, or a colleague. You also have to be willing to adapt! Different patients/clients have different needs. Know your strengths and that will help you determine how you best serve your clients! Read more>>

Kara Kohnen | Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Clinical Director/Founder

The best decision I made once I started my business was to find talented team of professionals who have strengths which I don’t and be willing to grow and expand in new ways. I am working on delegation and highlighting staff strengths and providing new opportunities and systems. It’s been a great honor to provide support and employment to excellent clinicians who provide quality care. Read more>>

Richard D. Marks | CEO | Founder of RDM Management Group, LLC

MY EXPERIENCE!!! It has played a major role in why I am doing what I am doing and I love my business!!! Read more>>