We love rebels and people who challenge the status quo, conventional wisdom and mainstream narratives and so we asked some really bright folks to tell us about one piece of conventional advice they disagree with.

Rae Madjik | Rae of All Trades | MUA | Nail Tech | Film & Video

When people say, “graduate high school, go to college, and make a living for yourself” the gag is something’s you want to do doesn’t require college. So people are brainwashed into thinking college is the answer but entrepreneurship is the ultimate freedom. Read more>>

Isaiah Gurley | Recording artist, performer, song writer, producer

One piece of conventional advice that I disagree with is that to be successful as a artist, you have to sign with a major label. Read more>>

Grace Randall | Marketing Coordinator & Content Creator

One axiom that I have heard often, and have only recently come to question, is the idea to “trust the process”. Rather than trusting in the process, I believe that there is more value to be found in putting trust in yourself. In all aspects of life, there is little that we can control, and in a sense that is a beautiful and poignant part of life. But, when it comes to pursuing a passion or following a path, I think you have to put faith in yourself above all else. Following this mindset has given me greater self-awareness and allowed me to confront change more proactively. And I think there is something to be said about trusting yourself to take initiative even in the most uncertain circumstances. Read more>>