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.

Brandie Pyburn | CEO/Founder, Executive Director, Author, Spiritual Life Coach & International Motivational Speaker

Making sure the world knows that life can be rough at times. However, you are uniquely made and created to become someone the world can see successfully made it. For that reason your Brand has to speak volumes about who you are and what you do. Read more>>

Big Plo | Consultant

The most important factor in my success is vulnerability. In a sea of disingenuous influencers and creators, I aimed to be the anti-influencer. I’m not interested in having a ton of brand deals or creating sponsored content. I wanted to create a safe space for body positivity, mental health awareness, and LGBTQ+ issues presented in an off-color or sophomoric way. Read more>>

Kathy Chlan | Author/Lifestyle Expert

For me, it is the authenticity of my brand. My brand is Unfiltered Kathy for a reason. What you see is what you get. You see the chaos, the messy part of life, but most of all the humor side. I have been told I make people laugh and forget about what is going on in the world, even for a little while. I did a video last year with 8 other moms who had really big followings. The video went viral and has over 4 million views. My role was standing on my front porch in a pair of Depends. Enough said. Read more>>

Sydneigh Blue | Wig Maker & Entreprenuer

Two of the most important factors behind the success of my business and myself have been consistency and the desire to continue learning. To perfect my craft, I had to work on it as much as I possibly could. I didn’t want my physical work to be the only thing consistent throughout my business, though. Having consistent customer service, branding, customer experiences, etc., played a vital role in Wig Life’s success. I also seek new and more knowledge in my field and business in general. You can never get too comfortable or think that you know everything. The world is constantly evolving, and there is always new information to learn. Read more>>