To pivot or to persevere? Or more bluntly – to give up or to not to give up? This is a haunting question, a question that has ramifications far after an answer has been chosen and it’s also a question that almost everyone in our community has had to face at one time or another. How do you know when to give up and when to keep trying?

Janelle Abigail | Florida Wedding & Lifestyle Photographer

Haha, I battle this daily! There can be weeks where I do not have a sessions, and I start to have imposter syndrome, and then the Lord reminds me of patience, to wait on Him, and He will give me back to back weeks of sessions. Read more>>

La’Risa Wilson | Book Development Coach,Ghost&Copy Writer

If you are still head over heels for your business keep going. If you still have fight in you keep going. If you are willing to make the necessary adjustments required to have a successful business keep going. Read more>>

Gail Hulnick | Author & Podcaster

Never give up! There are times when you have to accept that an obstacle is slowing you down or requiring you to adjust your plans, but if something gets in your way, you try to go around it. Read more>>

Amanda Leon | Writer & Poet

There’s no such thing as failure or giving up, just redirection into the path you were meant to be on all along. It’s great to have a vision, but also be open to try something different if your plan doesn’t unfold exactly how you imagined, which often turns out better than you planned in the first place. Read more>>

Mia Fraser | Researcher & Tea Blogger

Firstly, I really believe there should be no shame in giving up or cutting your losses; that may be the healthiest thing you can do for yourself. For me, knowing when to press on through adversity or make at 180 depends on how much internal motivation I have for a project and the odds stacked against me. Read more>>

Diogo Brown | Latin grammy winner bass player

In my opinion, when you start something that you truly believe, you’re not going give up. Instead, will recalculate when something it’s not right along the way, and keep going. Read more>>

Brianna Tellas | Small Business Owner

I know people think the saying “Nothing worth having comes easy”, but it’s a true statement. I’m happy I started my business, it makes me proud to know I had a vision and acted on it. Read more>>