If not giving up was always the right answer life would be so easy. History shows us that sometimes quitters prosper and sometimes they miss out. Knowing when to quit and when to keep going is one of the most difficult questions and so we asked folks we admire to tell us how they think through this question.

Cierra Bragan | Founder & CEO of Miami Mom Collective

I think that it takes a lot of wisdom to know when to be resilient and when to pivot. I believe if you are attuned to your calling and purpose, you’re better able to navigate through challenges. I have found that it’s important to remember that hard things are not necessarily bad things or wrong things, but an opportunity to be refined and/or to strengthen the vision through hardship. Sometimes the most challenging opportunities are exactly that… opportunities for our personal and professional growth and development. Read more>>

Saneika Brown | Esthetician/ Skin care Specialist

When I think about giving up, especially in these hard times with the Pandemic and every other crazy thing that’s going on in the world. I look back at my journey and how far I’ve come, I look at back on all the support I have from my family, clients and fellow estheticians. It gives me the drive to continue to push through and never give up. And I know and believe that my business will continue to be a success. Read more>>

Herlie Wilbanks | Fashion Designer

According to the University of Kentucky, “Thomas Edison’s teachers said he was “too stupid to learn anything.” As an inventor, Edison made 1,000 unsuccessful attempts at inventing the light bulb. When a reporter asked, “How did it feel to fail 1,000 times?” Edison replied, “I didn’t fail 1,000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1,000 steps.”” In Habakkuk 2:3, For the vision is yet for an appointed time; But at the end it will speak, and it will not lie. Though it tarries, wait for it; Because it will surely come, It will not tarry. Read more>>