We love rebels and people who challenge the status quo, conventional wisdom and mainstream narratives and so we asked some really bright folks to tell us about one piece of conventional advice they disagree with.

LaTisha Otto | Owner/Chandler

What’s one piece of conventional advice that you disagree with? “Keep your opinions to yourself and try not to ruffle anyone’s feathers” was one piece of conventional advice I would encounter far too many times. On the contrary, I believe conflict is far more important than we think. Sometimes, sparking and engaging in debates and constructive discussions can improve processes, policies and procedures. These hard discussions can even improve ones potential. Read more>>

Nish B. | Fashion Entrepreneur and Creative Producer

“Hard work is the most important key to success.” I personally believe that working hard is a scam and it often leaves us feeling burnt out. Going into 2022 my motto is “Work smarter, not harder.” This is especially important for new business owners because a lot of times we can get consumed with handling everything ourselves when we don’t have to. No matter how new your business is, it’s never too early to hire a team. Delegating and working smarter are some of the most important keys to success. Read more>>

SATU & CELESTE GREENBERG | Co-Founders: Tuleste Factory

Don’t ever work with friends! We’ve had so many people say this to us throughout the years. For us it’s one of the best things about having our own business, to collaborate and support artists and friends in business. It’s a luxury to have these opportunities and makes all of the sacrifices worth it to create magic together. Read more>>