“If you stand for nothing, you fall for everything”

We asked the community to tell us about the values and principles that guide their lives and businesses.

Summer Graham | Not your average realtor

Integrity and kindness. Loving people and treating them with the utmost integrity is a non-negotiable for me. If we all thought a little more of others and less of ourselves, the world would be a kinder place. Read more>>

Natalie Johnson | Brand Strategist & Graphic Designer

I value grit–a positive, non-cognitive trait based on an individual’s perseverance of effort combined with the passion for a particular long-term goal or end state (a powerful motivation to achieve an objective). When someone has grit, they have passion and perseverance. This trait is one I continually try to foster in so many areas of my own life– my fitness, my work, etc. Read more>>

Tim Crispin | Personal Trainer and Group Instructor

The quality I value and respect most in people is commitment. Intellect, education, experience, and talent are great attributes, but if a person doesn’t keep their word and becomes undependable, the other skills are overshadowed by doubt. Throughout my career, I’m proud of many different accomplishments, but the reputation I’ve built for simply doing what I say I’m going to do, I think has helped me more than any other characteristic or quality I possess. I would prefer to partner with and hire associates who also place a high value on loyalty, and who take pride in keeping their promises and commitments, verses more talented and experienced individuals who display a hesitation to commit to the team, project, or process. Read more>>

Erin Hall | Registered Nurse- BSN/ Founder of Fine Line Aesthetics

Honesty and integrity. In the aesthetics industry it requires a lot of trust between you and your client to build a long-term relationship. People need and want guidance but hesitate for fear they are being “sold” on something. I pride myself on over a decade of relationships built on honesty. Listening and caring for the client as a whole and not getting carried away with the dollar amount sold is what separates me from so many other injectors. I feel we are moving in a positive direction in our industry where more and more providers are coming into each appointment with the clients best interest in mind. Read more>>