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.
Patrique Goodall | Founder and Sommelier – Likkle Tea
People always say to work hard in silence & let success be the noise. While I strongly believe that we shouldn’t let people know all the moves you’re making in business, especially if you’re in a competitive industry, I find that many people take it very literal and we’ve gotten to a place where it has gotten problematic. For me at least. Read more>>
Jasmine Thevenin | Licensed Esthetician
“Be Realistic” . I was listening to a Jay Shetty Podcast one afternoon and one of the most unforgettable interviews ive indulged in was with an artist named Russ. Jay Shetty asked him “in one sentence,. What is the worst advice youve ever gotten?” and Russ stated “To be Realistic.” I was speechless in that moment because I was in a phase where I couldnt decide whether i wanted to leave my 9 to 5 and go all in to become the business woman i knew i could be, or to be “realistic” because I had a good paying job with a steady paycheck coming in but not enough time to work on building and scaling my business. Read more>>
Mariana L. Boulton | Daughter of God, Loving wife, mother of four, teacher by profession, creative artist by choice and continous learner.
For many years I’ve disliked ‘practice makes perfect’ advice, and feel this is a very limiting notion to any talent. Perfection is unattainable, and this train of thought can honestly make you feel as an imposter, or paralyze any further improvement as our human nature constantly reveals our many flaws . If ever could you have attained this ‘perfection’ it would mean you’ve reached your ceiling and have no more room to improve, to grow and to learn. Read more>>