We asked folks to tell us about the most important decisions they’ve made along their journey and have shared some of the highlights below.

Chassity Finney | Self taught MUA & CEO of Charmed By Chassity Cosmetics

Quitting my job was one of the hardest decisions that I’ve ever had to make. Financially I was in a place where I wanted to save money. Ultimately I thought it would hurt me, especially without consistent income such as a 9-5. Anyone can say they can run a business but that’s just the first part, verbalizing it. Putting your plans into action is a whole different ballgame. I quit my job on faith alone. Read more>>

Kevin Williamson | Founder & Head Sports Performance Coach PWR Performance LLC

There have been so many important decisions along the way but if I am to generalize them all, I will say the decision to “keep going” has been the most important one. There is so much more I aim to accomplish but for the little success I’ve had its, keep going. Read more>>

LaShawna Morrison | Owner and Founder of La Luxe Shoppe

The single most important decision I have made that has contributed to my success is, going full-time with my business. What once started as a hobby and side hustle that I would soft sell, turned into a full-time gig for me by force. When the pandemic hit, my employer closed down their office and many of the employees were let go. I was forced to make an executive decision to go full-time with my business. The time off I now had from my 9-5, I diligently strategized different marketing techniques and ways to increase traffic and exposure to my business. I was indeed afraid to go full-time with my business being that I barely had much business and exposure initially, so it would mean that I would have to work twice as hard to promote it consistently. Two months in, business picked up tremendously. I was very grateful for this and would say that it was a blessing in disguise that my business began thriving in the midst of a global pandemic and continues to. Read more>>