Deciding to work for yourself is often cited as the best decision folks in our community have made. Hearing the same response over and over led us to ask them about the next best decision folks have made and we’ve shared their responses with you below.

Daniel Davis | Creative Hooligan

For me, it was including my wife-partner, Dawna, in on Steam Crow. At first, she thought that it would be all about me; I knew that creating this brand would be really demanding, and I wanted to make sure that it was something that would bring us together, rather than pull us apart. It was the right thing, as she’s very creative, charismatic, and artistic herself; together, Steam Crow would be much more successful. Read more>>

Jackie Mahaney | Sales & Marketing Professional, Real Estate & Advertising

At the age of twenty eight, I made the decision to move to Arizona- a place I had never been to. Moving to the Valley has taken me on a journey to the life I have been meant to live. Being a part of this community has introduced me to the beautiful people who have become friends, co-workers, mentors and family. Being in the right place, at the right time, with the right people greatly contributed to my success. I found them all in Arizona. Read more>>

Joshua Oring | Photographer, Creative

Financially betting on myself. Purchasing the right equipment and editing tools wasn’t cheap. But I had faith in my abilities that the investment was worth the risk. Read more>>