We asked some of the brightest folks in the community to open up to us about the most important lesson their business or career has taught them. We’ve highlighted some of those responses below.

Shakeitha Davis | Custom Apparel Designer

The most important lesson that my business has taught me is “Sweat Equity.” Remedi Boutique has taught me that, because it takes a level of commitment when it comes to starting a business. Even when it’s hard, I still go full throttle with my business. Even when I don’t make money, I still attack the day like I’ve made $100K. When you decide to start a business, you have to grind like your life depends on it. I don’t have a Plan B, so my business is all I have. So on those days that I feel unmotivated and ready to give up, I just think about how far I’ve come. I grind daily for my business & I am always learning. Custom Apparel is always changing, but I stay in my lane, apply pressure & keep grinding Read more>>

Miluhska | Artist

The most important lessons I have learned in this business is that – you can only depend on yourself, do not expect anything from anyone and be patient. Read more>>

Alejandra Aviles | Pastry Artisan

The most important lesson that my business has taught me is to be consistent in order to accomplish my goals successfully. I also think that is very important to overcome fear and uncertainty in order to grow your business. Every day is a new challenges so emotional intelligence is key to be able to take your business to the next level. Skills are important but believing in your ability to figure things out, it has been a game changer for me and my business. Read more>>