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.

Bria Whitaker | Men’s Wardrobe Architect, Designer, & Serial Entrepreneur

I believe other than working for myself, the most important decision I’ve made that contributed to my success would definitely be giving back. Not only from a philanthropy perspective. But teaching others to walk in faith, be authentic and true to yourself, and help other entrepreneurs along the way towards my success. Read more>>

Chrystal Haynes | Handbag Designer and Sewer

Growing myself! I make it a point to read every day, listen to success podcasts and associate with people who are going in the same direction as me. I rely heavily on mentorship and that has contributed greatly to the success I’ve had in my business. Read more>>

Hillary Bell | Entrepreneur | Student | Mom

Personal development is so important when building a business. I would say the decision to invest in my personal growth was one of the best things I could have done to contribute to my success so far. Influence plays a big role in creating a strong foundation for your reputation. Personal development also leads to great effectiveness when trying to produce great results by increasing motivation and productivity. By improving my self-awareness, self-knowledge, leadership skills, job performance, and much more I have become a better business owner in all aspects of entrepreneurship. Read more>>

Serena Kumara | Self Discovery Catalyst & Intuitive Coach

The most important decision I’ve ever made was making the commitment to get to know and embrace my true self and my connection with The Divine. My self-discovery journey allowed me to see gifts I didn’t know I had and ultimately led me to creating my business and drastically improving my quality of life. Getting to know my true values, beliefs, and worth has helped me to identify and embrace the right opportunities while knowing when something isn’t right for me. It’s hard, if not impossible, to embrace all that life has to offer when you don’t truly believe you’re deserving of it. Read more>>

Renee Huffman | CEO

I worked for Corporate America for the last 20 years. Almost 9 months ago, I decided to leave Corporate America and become a full time entrepreneur and the CEO of Dressed N Dignity nonprofit organization. .It was very hard at first. Once, I decided to let go of all my fears and hold on to my faith everything began to turnaround. If you are a new entrepreneur, I will give you three things to start your successful business. 1Focus 2.Believe 3.Take A Risk. Read more>>

Deborah Allen | Author, Entrepreneur, Coach and Pastor

The most important thing is that I decided to get back up again and live out the destiny that’s for my life. I was no longer dreaming and that killed the creativity inside of me. Finally, I decided not to allow fear, life and the process of life to stop me. It took me having a paradigm shift in my mind to move forward again in my life. There was a time that what I went through paralyzed me. I allowed myself to be stuck and immobilized. But I had to fight to get back up again and be determined to succeed. Read more>>