Never give up. It’s advice that is thrown around daily – but is it always right? We asked some folks we admire about their thoughts around how to know when to give up and when to keep trying

Christopher Crocitto | Designer & Editor-in-Chief of Clique Collaborators

Many of us face this question in multiple facets of our lives, some in design, personal life, or in our career. Of course, each aspect should be treated on a case-by-case basis. Nonetheless, the underlying answer usually is changing our perspective so that giving up is never the answer. From a creative or design aspect, before giving up, you should ask yourself, “is the design scheme or idea solving the original problem?” Read more>>

Sherry Stearn | Entrepreneur / Sales / Songwriter

When the going gets tough the tough get going! I have learned from being an entrepreneur that you have to push through the fear and anxiety and trust your instincts no matter what! Read more>>

Blanca Wall | Business Owner and Interior Designer

Often said that starting a business is like jumping off a cliff and building your wings on the way down. A vivid metaphor that holds a lot of truth. If you don’t assemble your wings in time you will crash. Approaching each day with a form of optimism and action oriented purpose is essential, as well as trying to find power in your passions. The strength lies in ones mindset, discipline is important, to learn to surmount challenges. Also very important reminder to self, that life is about the journey and to be patient with yourself and proud for every small win. Read more>>