Deciding to work for yourself is often cited as the best decision folks in our community have made. Hearing the same response over and over led us to ask them about the next best decision folks have made and we’ve shared their responses with you below.

Hareem Idris | Entrepreneur

I would say, that was definitely, to choose to complete my bachelors in business & management plus masters in law degree online from a University of Essex (A British University) while working fulltime for my Dad’s group of companies in the US. I did my Freshman Year at Middlesex University in 2011-2012 at the Campus in Dubai. However, end of 2012 we chose to move back to the US, & I decided to opt out the campus life and go online. Read more>>

Shannon DJ Steady B.” Burton | DJ / Remixer / Event Coordinator”

The biggest decision I made that impacted where I am today and honestly, set the tone for my whole career, was that being a DJ was not going to be just a side gig or a hobby. 25 years ago, I said that being a DJ was going to be my main job and source of income; it would be how I would support myself and my future family. If done well, it would be my legacy! It would not be something I would only give focus to on the weekends. Read more>>

Lina Paola Parra | Ava’s Air Conditioning and Heating Llc Owner

I believe that behind every business that is successful the owner is behind it. You have to know every single detail about your business and how to do every part. For me the biggest and most important decision was to run my company. Read more>>

Nakia Vestal | Owner of DollMaker Lashes

The single most important decision I made was just stepping out on faith and putting that into action! I ignored every negative thought that told me I would fail! I really had to encourage myself and focus on the dream I wanted to build! Read more>>