There is a wealth of research that indicates that certain habits can help increase your productivity, creativity, and/or drive. So, we thought we’d reach out to respected members of our community and ask them what habits they feel helped them succeed.

Asia Eidson | Creator & Owner of Photobyjoy

One of the most satisfying aspects of being your own boss is that your brand/company culture/ business image is deeply shaped by who you are as a person. If you create habits that make you to genuine, reliable, assertive, and educated- your brand will grow off those pillars. Habits are the number one driving force behind a personal brand and I try to divide my habits into three categories: relational, technical, and prophecy. (Um what? Prophecy? Read on.) Read more>>

CHIHO HARAZAKI | Tape artist

I tend to overwork myself, and that tendency has helped me to be productive. I moved to the U.S. by myself about 13 years ago, and I didn’t have many friends. I am also very introverted, so I had a limited social life and the only thing I really loved to do was to create art. Converting an idea into a visual form is time-consuming and arduous for me. My creative process involves excavating, discovering, and perceiving myself through discussions within myself. Read more>>

Dr. Monica Lesslie | Doctor of Physical Therapy, mobility specialist, Cortical Field Re-Education (CFR) professional and Master Yoga Teacher

Habit optimization itself continues to be one of the most important core values effecting my success, both in running my own business and as a health care professional. Some habits change with the season and others I am constantly working to improve – how I lead my life is a reflection of that. These 3 habits, I have found to be most influential over the past couple years: Read more>>