“If you stand for nothing, you fall for everything”

We asked the community to tell us about the values and principles that guide their lives and businesses.

Julie Tecson | Founder of MPS Talent Management

I’m very passionate about helping creators stay creative. In the social media climate today it’s very easy to experience burnout, overwhelm, or pressure to go viral on every post. No one goes into a creative field because they love sales, they go into it because they love art. I love to come into that space and fill the gap with the business side. Read more>>

Marisa Nicole | Mental Health Advocate/Single mom/Business owner

The principle of “treating others the way you want to be treated” goes very deep for me. Especially as a mother. But also as someone that is constantly on the journey of healing. Read more>>

Matt Bobke | Engineer and Photographer

I have learned over the last few years that in this single life that I have to live, I want to spend as much time as possible having fun. For me, that means traveling the world with my partner, taking every chance I can to get together with friends, and pursuing my passion projects intensely. I have a fun career, but it’s easy to burn out if work and personal time blend together by labeling work as “fun”; I need to be intentional about separating them. Read more>>

Crystal Fairley | Business Owner

I want to leave this world better than I found it. I genuinely care about others and I want to make an impact. Read more>>