We’ve been fortunate to connect with so many brilliant, thoughtful entrepreneurs and creatives and we regularly ask them about the most important lessons they’ve learned over the course of their careers. We’ve shared some highlights below.

Miri Teresa | Artisan, Author & Activist

There are so many different lessons I learned through the lifetime of my career. As an entrepreneur and founder of iMiTs Art, I’ve learned key components that have given me an understanding to continue. One of the most important lesson have been to keep creating revenue that encompass your core goals. If you move in the direction of your goals in every decision you make, it will get you to the destination you desire. There are obstacles that occur, but your decisions are what give you the opportunity to make that success still happen. Failure is an option only if you choose not to learn from it. Read more>>

Allison Rosen | Cancer Patient, Community and Research Advocate & Project Coordinator

After working in oncology for 15 years an going through cancer treatment during this time I have learned many life lessons. I have learned that life will provide numerous tests and it is how you handle them and come out on the other side that can help define you and your life forever. I realize now, after going through cancer treatment, and working the field that the patient voice needs to be involved in making decisions for what the they actually will befit from. I help to bridge that gap between researcher and the cancer community in an effort to have all parties benefits and lives positively impacted. When we all work together lives can be saved. Read more>>

Denise Hamilton | CEO & Founder

The most important lesson that my professional experience and being an entrepreneur has taught me is don’t believe everything you think. It’s critical that you have the courage to challenge your assumptions and that you’re willing to reimagine new ways of looking at things and doing things. Read more>>

Roiann Baskin | Certified Birth Boot Camp Instructor

It has taught me to take risks and try new things! It’s never too late to start something and when you are passionate about it, it never feels like work! Read more>>