We asked some of the city’s rising stars to reflect on what made a difference in their journey. We asked them to tell us about what they think the most important factor has been behind their success.

Brandon Meneses | Luxury Real Estate Agent in Beverly Hills

The habits which helped me succeed include my consistency with my morning rituals and planning each day the night before. I wake up everyday at 5am. I am in the gym by 5:30am and meditating for 15 minutes by 6:45am. I then journal my future as if it already happened and am on my computer reviewing the new inventory by 7am. Following this morning ritual every single day has allowed me to get so far ahead at such a young age. A incredible successful real estate agent once told me “Your day starts the night before.” Read more>>

Christina Daniels | Empowerment Coach + Self-Love, Relationship, and Faith Blogger

Discipline, consistency, and minding my own business. I’ve found that life is always throwing some type of problem and I’m learning to overcome distractions and obstacles with these habits. There are days when the results don’t match my effort and I’ve gotta keep going. There are days where I feel responsible to help everyone around me and I’ve gotta let that thought die. Read more>>

Marianna Farag | Owner and Head Chef of Marianna’s Kitchen

Its a mix of habits and traits. In terms of habits, I think having a good wellbeing routine is pivotal to running a business with a clear head and enough energy- especially restaurants which are physically and mentally demanding. So having a routine with sleep & wake up times, a nutritious diet, exercise, meditation etc: these are all SO important for the mental. I really swear in this. The other criteria are not so much habits, but rather traits. Read more>>