Often we don’t have to reinvent the wheel to learn something new – we can just ask experts in the field who can draw on their experience to enlighten us. Below, we’ve shared insights insiders from various industries have shared with us.

Zach Neeley | Director, Atlas Tutoring

I think the tutoring industry is underappreciated in terms of the variety of subjects that are “tutorable.” I think many people look at tutoring and they think that if they don’t need help specifically in math, English, or test prep (which, naturally, are the subjects where students request the most help with from private tutors), then they won’t benefit from tutoring. Many people would be surprised to know that you can receive help in just about any subject. You name it — someone probably tutors it. Standardized tests, AP subjects, instruments, languages, life skills…the list goes on. Read more>>

Tori Yaussy | Flutist, Teacher, Podcaster

When people ask me what I do, I usually respond with, “I’m a professional classical musician. My instrument is the flute. I do a lot of teaching in the Houston area, both flute classes and private lessons. I also perform and gig around when I can.” Most of the time, that is met with the response, “Whoa! Do you play in the symphony???” That is probably the single most common misconception about classical music– that the only career path is to win a big orchestra job. Read more>>

Stiff Barbie | Artist and Social media model/influencer

It takes A lot to be an artist! You will invest not only your free time but your money until the big money starts coming in. I did A lot of free shows, features and promotions in order to gain the following I have today. I accepted a lot of bookings for free just so my name was tied in with whoever was running the show. Read more>>

Paola Gomez | Nutritionist & Body Sculptor

Body contouring is not a weight loss solution, and it should be done in conjunction with exercise and a healthy diet. Read more>>