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.

Chrome Rhino | Shiny & Dangerous Rock n’ Rollers

Enjoying yourself and feeling genuine excitement about what you are doing is the best sign that you need to continue on the path that you’re on! That also works both ways – feeling as though you are doing something out of obligation or a sense of inertia is a sure sign that you need to make some changes. An audience will definitely pick up on whether you’re having fun or not! Read more>>

Nahomi Vazquez | Photographer

Keep going! Trust the journey God has set you in whether you think it’s the right one or not. Every new chapter is a learning experience and is a step closer to your goals. There may be moments where “you feel tired feeling the way that you do” or unmotivated, but that doesn’t mean you give up. You push through those situations and keep going forward. There may be times where a project is no longer for you, but you don’t just give up. You tried and that’s what matters. That’s how I have found what I like and what I don’t like. Read more>>

Sorry X | Musician

When it comes to pursuing your passion, it will require many sacrifices including investing time that could be spent with loved ones or money that could be spent on material wants. If you truly love what you are doing then nothing will be able to make you give up and all of the sacrifices will be worth it. It’s important in times of distress to take a step back and recognize all of the amazing ways pursuing your passion has rewarded you and will continue to do so. However, sometimes if you take a step back you may find that you’ve lost the joy that once led you to pursuing your dream in the first place and in your heart you may feel it’s time to move on. The truth is you have to decide on your own whether to keep going or to give up. Read more>>

Ryan Mobley | Tattoo Artist

Never give up, never give in, never walk away…..Goonies never say die! Read more>>

Qadeer Muhammad | Tattoo Artist

Well to qoute the late and great Nipsey Hussle “I just didn’t quit, thats the only difference between me and the next person going through or is going to go through this, I just didn’t quit.” I agree with that statement and believe success is a byproduct of stubbornness with your goals. Read more>>