There are so many factors that can play a role in determining our results, performance and ultimately our success, but some factors matter more than others. We asked folks what they felt was the most important factor driving their success.

Michael Horne Jr | Baker

Consistency. Any business owner understands that hard work and discipline are a given, but you have to constantly engage with clients, reach out to the masses, update your website and social media. It’s a daily mantra. Read more>>

India Jefferson | Chef J | Personal Chef/Caterer

The most important factor behind my self is to ALWAYS BET ON ME. Constantly reminding myself that my lane is mine and what God has for me will be for me. Allowing myself to continue to better myself for me and my brand and believing I can obtain any goal I set. Read more>>

Heer Parikh | Vegan health coach & hospitality consultant

My passion for this cause and my persistence has been the key to my success. There is a conviction that comes from within, and I know that I am on the right path in pursuing this. To bring about changes at a social level is not going to occur overnight, it will take time to change society. With strong people skills and an open-minded approach, I am confident and determined to bring about much needed immediate changes for the betterment of mankind. I realize that it is not an easy path, but persistence always pays! Read more>>

Actors Quarantine Corner | Artist Podcast with Joseph Palmore, Brandon Morgan, and Kendrick Brown.

Actors Quarantine Corner is made up of three young African American professional actors, with a unique point of view on matters of working in theatre, the entertainment industry, and everything in between. AQC is a real-talk podcast, with no filter, that gives us a creative edge. Read more>>