We asked some brilliant folks from the community to tell us about the most important lesson their business or career has taught them. We’ve shared some of those responses below.

Marvin Rodriguez | Fashion Stylist

The most important lesson I have learned is to be yourself. I know a lot of people preach this but it’s true. You won’t gain anything from trying to be someone you’re not. Not only will you gain clients but you’ll also gain people who want to work with you because of who you are. Read more>>

Damilola Akinlotan | Music Artist

Being consistent is the most important thing to remember in any new venture. Procrastinating can bring you to your lowest point and it’s sometimes hard to come out of that. I’ve learned to be more resilient since I started recording music and fighting to be the best I can. Read more>>

Breonna Harris | Creator of Girls With Goals & Bankrolls

If there is one thing I can say that I learned from my business is that in order to build you absolutely have to  stay consistent, and never underestimate yourself. When you sell a physical product, it’s important to have the necessary inventory. [In a way, its showing your customers that you support them the same way they support you] Read more>>