Deciding to work for yourself is often cited as the best decision folks in our community have made. Hearing the same response over and over led us to ask them about the next best decision folks have made and we’ve shared their responses with you below.

Andrea Valentina | Lifestyle Blogger & Content Creator

The most important decision I made was to focus on my opinion alone. I realized after years of being in the industry that I was too focused on what I thought others would think of my work, rather than what I thought of it. I realized that the people around me were simply creating content based on other people and I wanted to find my own vision rather than gain inspiration from others. I started focusing on myself alone and didn’t let other opinions get to me and found that I gained a lot more success this way. My brand became more original and I even noticed people were starting to follow in-suit with what I would do since it was different. At that point, I felt proud that I had finally found my own style and that it was even inspiring others! Read more>>

Sydonnie Dennisur | CEO of More Life™️

I had to start valuing myself and my business more. I had to stop being afraid to price my product what it’s worth for fear of not being able to sell. As much as I want my brand to be affordable for everyone, I also had to realize that I have quality merchandise and I need to act as such. Read more>>

Nathalia Gilek | Founder of Yoni Wanderland & Sexual Empowerment Guide

Believing in my self-worth and believing in achieving anything that I set my mind to do. I learned that by shifting the way I saw myself and projected my future, played a big role on how I would live my life in the years to come. If I wanted to work with something I was passionate about and be successful at it, I had to believe it. Read more>>