Never give up. It’s advice that is thrown around daily – but is it always right? We asked some folks we admire about their thoughts around how to know when to give up and when to keep trying.

Bryan Martinez | Electronic Producer/DJ

People who want to do something great in life starts off with dreaming the scenarios of accomplishing their dream, but in the real world, it really isn’t like that. There are people who just wants to be rich and successful but doesn’t put in the hard work and time to reach your goals in being successful, which leads them into giving up. Now in the other hand, we have people who really want to work really hard to be successful but people won’t know that yet till you get to the point of success. Read more>>

Brook Brandyburg | Singer/Songwriter/Voice Actor

I’ve always wanted to be a singer/songwriter so giving up is not an option…I know I was made for this so I keep going. Having that feeling of knowing nothing or no one can stop me even if they tried gives me that push to wake up everyday and be better than I was yesterday! I’ve got places to be, people to see and hearts and souls to heal! Read more>>

Darrell Peel Jr. | C.E.O./Founder Of Studio Peel (Videography & Photography)

For me giving up is not an option. I have two lovely daughters and a beautiful wife, that looks up to me and everything that I do. So, that alone will always keep me going. I also truly believe that there is a time for everything and everything on earth has its special season. There are times where you may feel nothing is going your way and there are times you may feel as if you are on top of the world. Read more>>

Lady Kimberly Jackson | National Gospel Recording Artist

When you have built an understanding of what you carry inside of y0u even though you may have your moments of wanting to throw in the towel and let it all just go its something that’s imbedded in your soul that says you carry more in you than what people give you credit for that the world needs in order for them to become stronger and strive for greater within themselves. So giving up is not in my DNA, now I have had moments where I have said I don’t want to sing anymore I want to give this up but then I was reminded that Kim there’s a sound that you carry in your spirit that the world needs to hear and at that moment I dusted myself off and kept going. Read more>>