We asked some brilliant folks from the community to tell us about the most important lesson their business or career has taught them. We’ve shared some of those responses below.

Beláxis Buil | Interdisciplinary Visual/Performance Artist/ Choreographer/Curator/Writer/Scholar/Human Rights Advocate

There are quite a few things I can list as “learned lessons” during the course of my career- which I still abide by. The first one is to trust myself. It may sound a bit cliche to recite this phrase but for those of us who are deeply connected to ourselves, psyche and higher conscious. Read more>>

Liliana Gerardi | Visual Artist and Art Teacher

The most important thing my career taught me is that I could do it. My parents were opposed to me to study art, however, I did it ,and …I had really hard times. But I never gave up. I was teaching personal clases, I was teaching in deferents institutions and doing my art. Read more>>

Falicie Jean | Counselor & Owner of My Mood Swings

The most important lesson I’ve learned is that it’s perfectly okay to switch directions in your career or business. Nothing is in stone. Self-Reflect and make changes when needed while evolving. Read more>>

Mat Dane | Director of Business Development and Co Founder of DA

There’s no substitute for success, there are no cutting corners in life and business if you truly want to be great. The recipe for success is a simple yet complicated as two words- hard work. Read more>>