How do you know when you should keep going versus when it makes sense to cut your losses and try something new? It’s a difficult decision most entrepreneurs and creatives have faced along their journey and so we asked some brilliant folks from the community to share their thoughts.

Desiree Schier & Daniel Kopeinik Desiree Schier & Daniel Kopeinik | Co-Founder of wependio, a travel social media

When I think about wependio, the whole project is risky. When you start a project, launch a product or even change something far reaching in your life, you just take the risk. Read more>>

Kayla Ortiz | Silversmith

Ha. Well. I think my entire life has been full of me impulsively jumping into things as many of those close to me would say. Although I welcome risk, I am also very strategic with my them. Read more>> 

Jenny Martin | Wedding Photographer

As cliché as it sounds, without risk, there is no reward. Some of life’s greatest fulfillment comes from taking big risks. If we never take risks, we aren’t allowing ourselves space to grow to reach our full potential. Read more>>

Jasmine Samaniego | Founder & Owner

Risk taking is not something I try doing often, having two kids and all. On the other hand, being a mom of two is also what drove me to take the risk. I am risking financially sure but not only that, I’m also risking time with my babies. Read more>>

John St. Rose II | Naturopathic Doctor and Registered Dietitian

As a Christian Doctor, I don’t believe in risk, because I pray about everything and allow God to lead. I remember, just like it was yesterday. I was living in Alabama, and I was trying to make a decision of which job I should choose, it was between Tennessee, North Carolina, Louisiana, or California. God eventually showed me to choose a small country town in California away from everything. Read more>>