We asked experts from a broad range of industries to open up to us about things they know about their industry but that we probably don’t and we’ve shared some of those responses below.

Nina Aiyana | Awakened Awareness Coach

When becoming an entrepreneur one thing I think most people don’t realize is that in order to succeed you have to face yourself. You have to face your own short comings, your procrastination, your insecurities, all of it. Because if you cant get your stuff together your business will not get itself together either. Read more>>

RJ Vukovich | Owner of VukGripz: The first American Made Sports Grips

I think industries across the world are all very similar when it comes to this one point I want to make! When educating outsiders, or, people looking to become entrepreneurs, the BEST piece of advice I can give is to get as much feedback as possible! That means the good feedback, and most importantly, the feedback that helps you learn! Many people would call it negative feedback. There is no such thing when being a business owner! Any type of feedback that I receive as an owner has deeper meaning! Being able to decipher what the customer is actually trying to say is the goal every business owner should strive to do! Read more>>

Zaydaan Jahangir | Travel & Street Photographer

Photography in general is not as difficult to get into as it may seem. A lot of people have asked me, “How can I get into photography?” or “What gear should I get?” and honestly, it doesn’t take much. The best start you can have is to just start taking photos of the things around you, whatever they may be. I was blessed to have access to a DSLR camera when I first started photography, but a lot of the newer phones have cameras that can take very high-quality photos, so as long as you have a phone with a camera you are set. Read more>>

Tammy Kleis | Co-Owner at Botanic Life USA

Most people are unable to explain the differences between THC, the chemical responsible for marijuana’s psychological effects, and CBD, a separate, cannabis-derived extract found in edibles and oils. Some of them were unaware of key differences between the various cannabis cousins, they didn’t realize there was any difference between the non-psychoactive CBD and the psychoactive THC component found in marijuana. In reality, CBD is the “good” cousin and helps tremendously. Read more>>

Hard Fingaz | Music Producer

They don’t know how much work you have to put in. I always tell the guys to get them reps in. Artist aren’t just going to hop on your beats. You have to not only master your craft but you have to show up and show face, rub elbows with people. That’s probably the hardest part at least for me. Read more>>