Through our work we have been constantly amazed at the incredible things people in every neighborhood are working on.   What’s even more exciting is that they all have different stories, backgrounds, strengths and weaknesses. That there isn’t a single formula for success means that everyone can take their unique set of strengths and characteristics and turn it into a success story.  We recently reached out to some folks we admire and asked them what characteristics they feel are responsible for their success.

Teresa Fernandez | Owner, Simply Couture Weddings

I kept my head down, kept believing in the process, and treated each client like they were a family member. I founded Simply Couture Weddings in December 2009, after using my natural coordination and design abilities for years before, planning weddings, showers and dinner parties. We believe in creating unique events. Read more>>

Waldys Foubelo | Artist

For me, the most important factor behind my success is being myself. Being genuine and authentic without caring about other’s opinions or ideas/views of who you are. Artists need freedom to be able to express themselves, however they need to do it. Not everyone is going to be ok with it or love it, but that is the beauty of art. Everyone needs to do their own thing and not try to please the crowd. Do it for yourself not for others. Read more>>

Michelle VanTine | Scroll-Stopping Photographer for amazing brands and amazing people

Everyday, I wake up, exercise, write my intentions for the day, my goals for the day, and check all of them off before shutting down. At the end, I think it’s the people who can balance being excellent in their craft with being a disciplined and focused businessperson that will have the greatest success. Read more>>

Armando Colls | Landscape Photographer

While talent has much to do with ones success , drive and passion will take your art to another level. The passion one has for one’s art will show thru and will be noticed by potential clients and collectors. Since I reside in a major city (Miami) some might say that there is little to photograph by way of landscape photos. I tend to slow down and see what most fail to see. Read more>>

Chesco Sanchez  | Creative Director

I believe there are many factors in having a successful brand starting with having a great team, having a unique product, and most importantly, finding your niche in the market. My background is in Marketing and Branding. I started my business when I was 18 years old in Spain. Read more>>