Every overnight success we’ve seen has been years in the making. And those overnight successes are rarely because of an amazing idea or a stroke of luck. We asked some of our favorite folks from the community about what characteristics are at the heart of their success story?

Poundgame Addison | Hiphop Artist & CEO

Most important factor behind my success was never stop working there always another level to reach Read more>>

Dusty Kinman | Palette Knife Artist

I am a third-generation palette knife, landscape artist. The most important factor behind my success is keeping my family’s legacy alive Read more>>

Caio Mancini | IT Consultant Manager, musician, creative

I like to see myself as an unlikely personal entrepeneur. I’m an IT Developer, a person, a musician, a nerd, a RPG player, a swimmer. Out of a poor, but hard working family, I always knew that to make improvements on my life conditions I would have to study, to differentiate myself from others and find my place in a better position. Read more>>

Daniella Medina | Disabled Influencer & Activist

Community. The disabled community is large and that is how I got my foot into so many doors such as modeling and local activism. By finding people who have similar health issues or those who found my story inspiring reaching out to me, I was able to make amazing connections to help my career. Read more>>

Eric Reyes | K-9 Instructor

We Teach the Basic Psychology behind your Canine Counterpart, so that Training Sessions are about the “Hows” and “Whys” behind the Troubled Behavior, Not just Repetitive Tricks Over and Over. Read more>>

Jme Craig-Sells | Boutique Owner & Fashion Consultant

I have always been motivated to not just stop at ok, but keep going and then keep going some more. I believe goals are important to have,. My bigger life career goal was to have own my own business doing what I love, And I think that is the key to success, it’s great to end up successful at a career but it’s fabulous if you can end up successful by doing what you love! That’s a win win! I have been doing what I love for the last 25 years, the fashion industry! Read more>>

Daniel Goers | Creatographer & Father

I would say the most important factor(s) behind my success is three fold. Communication, authenticity, and results. Strong communication skills are essential to understand what my clients needs are, as well as being necessary to deliver an effective final product. Read more>>

Elissa Dunn | Bartender

Being myself Read more>>