We asked the community what factors they felt were responsible for their success and we’ve highlighted some of those responses below.

Jamilah Robinson | Entrepreneur

Persistence is so important to the success of any business and brand. Entrepreneurship is tough! You’re entering uncharted territories that most of your friends, family and colleagues have not experienced; and most of them cannot help you navigate this journey! You have to have the mental grit and fortitude to keep moving forward in spite of the daily setbacks and being told it can’t be done. Read more>>

Ariyon Allen | Owner of Szentz Candle Co.

The most important factor behind my success and brand is consistency. Read more>>

Tiana Taylor | Food Content Creator & photographer

I’d have to say consistency. I always compared my content, likes and views to other influencers. Especially when I first started. But the key to growing any business is to stick with it. Read more>>

Bethany Pulit | Wedding signage designer & creator

I truly believe the most important factor behind my success in the wedding business is the close knit community of amazing wedding vendors we have here in Buffalo, NY. Whether it’s customer referrals, trouble shooting and even just an ear to bend. Read more>>

Tyler Turner | Licensed Therapist, Mental Health Conversationalist, & Event Curator

The Most important factor behind my success is is walking in my purpose. Which, in many way s it to be a servant to my community. As a therapist, mental health conversationalist and speaker, and an event curator, I believe that I am answering a call to create spaces for people to grow. Being able to do that for so many years is a success in itself. Read more>>

Mackenzie Hendrock | Houston Calligrapher

Attention to detail, 100%. That is the foundation of our business. We take clients’ mood boards, their wants and wishes and turn them into reality. By focusing on the details their guests will experience from the moment they walk through the door, we take care of everything. Read more>>

Misterman Cheers | The Greatest Artist In History

My success comes from knowing what I AM spiritually. I AM at my core and externally the Divine Infinite Presence of God. Knowing this allows me to create at the highest and most abundant level of success. Read more>>

Ronny Galvan | Music Artist

I would say dedication would definitely be the most important factor behind my success. Read more>>

Jonathan B. Williams | Body Type Specialist

Coming into the fitness environment and profession I noticed a lot of people following cookie cutter weight loss and performance advice that kept many short of their results. Read more>>

Rocio Lorraine | Faith Therapy

The most important factor to my success is FAITH. As individuals we consist of four parts : mental ~ emotional ~ physical & Spiritual. People always tend to work & focus on what is tangible because results can easily be seen. Read more>>

Shreya Chaudhari | Content Creator

The most important factor behind my success and behind the success of my brand is the consistency and not giving up. There were many times where it would have been easier to give up but fighting that urge has brought me to where I am today and I am so thankful I pushed through. Read more>>

Lingyan Dong | Dessert Expert & Business Owner

The most important factor behind the success of my brand is quality, good quality of desserts are able to draw more customers. The influence of reputation of a brand can raise a business or eliminate a business. Read more>>

Victoria Egwudobi | Holistic Health Coach

Faith. Having complete faith in my abilities along with knowing that God will always make all things possible has really kept me strong along my journey to success. Read more>>

DeVita Woods-Hamilton | Business Owner

The most important factor behind my success is the drive and ambition I have to break generational curses. My company started out as a side hustle, but essentially grew larger over the years. Read more>>