How do you know when you should keep going versus when it makes sense to cut your losses and try something new? It’s a difficult decision most entrepreneurs and creatives have faced along their journey and so we asked some brilliant folks from the community to share their thoughts.
Stephanie Anderson | Health & Wellness Coach
Over the years, there have been countless moments of wanting to quit, but during those times, I will receive a text message, an email, or inbox message from a customer giving me affirmations, encouragement, or praises on the work that I do. Those messages always come in the moments when I need them most. That is what keeps me going. Other, than that, I actually love what I do. I love creating quality products that make you feel good, smell good, and most importantly, they are healthy for you. Read more>>
Shelby Henderson | Personal Chef/ Fitness Nutrition Specialist
These past two years have been really tough for me and my business. I lost my father last year in January and almost gave up on my brand. I was overwhelmed, lost and confused. However, I went to God about my issues. He was the one who gave me the dream of being an entrepreneur. He’s my source in my everyday life. My advice to those who are in a battle of decisions: Seek God about it. Sometimes, we think that it is over, but in reality we may need time to reset and relax. This world is ever changing, so it is important that entrepreneurs especially are equipped to pivot when the time comes. Read more>>
Angelica Gonzalez Weber | Interior Designer
In my first year in business, I have never fully wanted to give up. I have had alot of ups and downs emotionally and fiancially. Being your front and back of house in business is soooo hard! A true turning moment for me was when I was offered what I thought was my dream job, my own design center! A local contractor offered me a full time position with all the creative freedom, a design center that would be mine and flexibility to continue to grow my craft – the catch was it would all be under their name. Read more>>