We asked some of the city’s hidden gems to tell us about what they feel is the most important factor behind their success.

Jeremy St. Arnault | Insurance Agent/Owner

The most important factor behind my success is people. From mentorship to those in need in my community, my success has come from connection to others and building a foundation of relationships that inspire and encourage growth. Read more>>

Darrien & Ryan Seqqoÿa | Content Creators

Trust. For us, it has been all about trusting the process and trusting that we are always exactly where we need to be. Even when the goals aren’t reached as quickly as we hope or expect, not giving up and continuing to do the work has proven to be the successful approach. Read more>>

Lenna Arnesto | Crafter, CNA & Nursing Student

The most important factor behind my success is the overwhelming support and love from the people around me. There was a lot of self doubt starting my business- I didn’t know if anyone would even make an order, or if anyone would actually like the things I make because I didn’t think it was good enough to sell. I was afraid that I’d be wasting my time and money because people weren’t even going to notice me. Read more>>