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.

Katie Villanueva | Houston REALTOR®

I think my drive to be the best version of myself is crucial to my success. I don’t ever want to settle. I want to continue growing, learning, and putting in the work to succeed – both personally and professionally. Read more>>

Mark Merriwether” Vorderbruggen | Ph.D. Chemist & Herbalist”

My training and work experience as a research scientist taught me how to analyze data to determine the next step I should take to accomplish my goals. I’ve incorporated this in all important aspects of my life. Read more>>

Bri Joli | Fashion Model

The main habit that helps me succeed is being confident. Even when I don’t feel my best, being, showing, and staying confident is what continues to carry me through. Read more>>

Iris Regueira | Real Estate Agent

commitment, discipline, you have to be committed to your process, to your goal, with you bussines. Read more>>