We asked some of the city’s rising stars about why they think they have been so successful and we’ve shared their responses below.

Kenesha Evans | Hairstylist

Being a perfectionist. When I have a vision I love to execute it. I always go above and beyond. I love to make sure my work is very neat and sleek and not one hair out of place. Read more>>

Sterling Carter | Serial Entrepreneur, Doctor, and Thought Leader

There are ten habits that I believe anyone must practice to succeed in life and business: Healthy body: 30 minutes of cardio five times a week Healthy mind: Spend at least thirty minutes a day reading a book. This is exercise for the mind. Meditation/Spirituality: Meditate for 10 minutes each day. Try to completely clear your mind and become attuned to your mine, body, and soul. Appreciation: Start each day with daily affirmations. Be sure to remind yourself how amazing you are, how you are comfortable with where you are in your life, and how today will be better than the last. To do lists: Every night, before you go to bed. Write down three to five things that you would like to complete by the end of the next day. Read more>>

Katrina Raven | Multi Business Owner

The habits that helped me succeed in my career is being consistent. In entrepreneurship, you have to be consistent in everything that you do. You have to be consistent with your marketing even when your sales are down. You have to keep going everyday. That’s all to it… u just have to keep going. Read more>>

Nicholas Wilde | Professional Online Personal Trainer

The habits that have helped me succeed are consistency and discipline. Whether that’s discipline to stick to a workout schedule, a posting schedule, a relationship schedule or what I tell myself I’m going to do, it takes the consistency to follow through with them to become successful and that’s something I haven’t always practiced through my life, but have learned from trial and error and will continue to push in all areas of my life. These will help anyone who has a goal, dream and vision succeed. Read more>>