We asked some of the city’s rising stars to reflect on what made a difference in their journey. We asked them to tell us about what they think the most important factor has been behind their success.

Helen Ruiz | CIDESCO-Cannaesthetician

Passion has to be the most important factor behind my successful career. If you are passionate and believe in your craft then everything will follow. Education is a big factor as well, having the right knowledge and investing in it will set you apart and turn what could’ve started as a hobby into a professional job. Read more>>

Adriana Garrido | Confectioner/Baker

If I had to pick between one important factor I couldn’t because there’s so many factors that have made my business what it is today. My business success would have to be its uniqueness and WOW factor that is achieved when gifting my product. Also not to mention the countless hours I spend on social media to built my platform. Read more>>

Latasha Baker | Certified PMU Artist

I would say honesty, trust, and respect! I treat all my clients the same way I would want to be treated if I was receiving this service somewhere. It builds a rapport between you and your client knowing that they can trust you to be honest with them and it not being all about the financial gain. Read more>>

GetMoney Patt | Artist

The most important factor behind my success is dedication. You have to stay self-driven, and humble. That’s my bread and butter behind my success. Read more>>