We asked experts from a broad range of industries to open up to us about things they know about their industry but that we probably don’t and we’ve shared some of those responses below.

Claudia Di Gino | General Manager – Novotel Miami Brickell

The many hats each team member wears. Particularly since the start of COVID-19, our team has found themselves playing multiple roles within the hotel – for example, we have a wonderful story regarding one team member that used to work in culinary before the pandemic and now, due to our limited food and beverage services and his background in accounting, he is part of the Finance team doing an amazing job! Read more>>

Ashley Brown PA, GKC | Real Estate Professional

Contrary to what you may see on real estate reality shows, this business is very tough! We are currently in a housing crisis due to the shortage of homes available for sale. Therefore, you can have plenty of approved buyers but only a small number of homes to choose from. I’ve been blessed to still be able to get 95% of my buyers into homes and I’ve been able to contribute to the shortage of homes by finding homeowners that are needing to sell their homes. Read more>>

Stessie Marcson | Fashion Designer

An important factor in the fashion industry that isn’t talked about enough is the research that goes behind each collection. Today’s zeitgeist is focused more on micro-trends and buying the popular things we currently see on our social media. As a growing brand, I have to not only understand the current trends but the cycle of where they originated from. Knowing the history and the reason why current trends correlates to today’s atmosphere also lets me predict what’s to come. An outsider’s point of view of designers can be them just creating what comes to mind, although that is true; Read more>>