We’ve always believed that forming a strategy is impossible until your clear on what your values and principles are. Without values and principles to guide you, making decisions can seem impossibly difficult. Given how important setting values and principles is to decision making we asked folks we admire to tell us about the values or principles that matter most to them.

Chauncey Gardner | Chef

Fearless passion and intention. In order to be great at what you do you have to be passionate about it. To bring happiness to yourself and to make a positive impact on others, you have to love what you do. I believe business can be romantic. I love bringing happiness to others through food and hospitality. Read more>>

Zoha Sakhavat and Kevin Sadrieh | Owners of Old Town Urban Market

The principles that matter to us most are honesty, kindness, and family values. Putting out positive energy into the universe and living our life based on the principles above is important to our family. We teach those principles to our children and want them to be kind to others. Read more>>

Aunteas Kerel, Dawon, Jerrell | Podcasters and Creatives- Minoritea Report

Representation. The whole reason Minoritea Report was created was to show a fuller spectrum of what it is to be oneself, in our case, black & queer men. Wherever we are in that moment, trying to showcase it as honestly as possible. Growing up in a world where black queer men weren’t as visible and if so, were siloed to one “thing” is something that we try to break down. We are not monolithic. Read more>>