While it’s inspiring to read high level summaries of success stories, we think it’s just as important to learn about what drove the success and made it possible. We’ve asked some of the brightest folks we know to open up about what they believe was the most important factor behind their success.

Haylee Vorabouth | Lash Artist

The most crucial factor behind my success is the support and belief of my husband, friends, and family. Their emotional and financial support has been invaluable in creating my business, nurturing relationships with clients, and spreading the word through client referrals. Their encouragement and assistance have played a significant role in my journey. Read more>>

Lucy O’Connell | Content Creator & Photographer

To me, keeping my brand authentic to myself is so important. Millions of people are trying to make it in entrepreneurship, so doing what everyone else is doing isn’t going to work. You need to do YOU! Don’t copy everyone else for views. You’ll feel awkward and won’t have authenticity to back it up. Even if you feel self-conscious about what you are doing, as long as it’s authentic to you, it doesn’t matter. Because authenticity is long-lasting. Authenticity keeps you from burning out. Read more>>

Bernie Beck Jr | Business Coach and Consultant, PCC

In my opinion, a business coach and consultant has to demonstrate an extreme passion for the people and businesses that they work with. My operational purpose statement is “to help people become the best version of themselves so they can reach their true potential.” Read more>>

Enrique Munguia | Musician

Is the different style of music, the authenticity make it unique Read more>>

edwin parada | president of parada brothers stucco LLC

the most inportant factor to my success is the ability find solutions to problems very quickly at the same pushing forward and advaancing in my busineess. but i believe there are many factors at play. like, hunger that never stops, sacrifice of whatever stand in the way of of success. patience, a good team, rational decision-making, people skills, are very inportant Read more>>