Through our work we have been constantly amazed at the incredible things people in every neighborhood are working on. What’s even more exciting is that they all have different stories, backgrounds, strengths and weaknesses. That there isn’t a single formula for success means that everyone can take their unique set of strengths and characteristics and turn it into a success story. We recently reached out to some folks we admire and asked them what characteristics they feel are responsible for their success.

Hank Robinson | Engraver

Hard work. It sounds cliche I know, however nothing else has gotten me as far. The lane my business is in, is really being paved as I go. I am in a constant creative “work” mode, taking in ideas and working to push the envelope, think outside of the box and create something new regardless of what others think. Read more>>

Daniel Harris | Small Business Owner & Designer

The most important factor behind the success of my company is the fact that I started it all on my own from nothing. All my hard work and dedication paid off and it all goes towards helping local companies elevate their brand. Read more>>

Shana Velazquez | Hair Salon Owner

Quality. My success is based on fantastic customer service, thorough consultations, clear expectations on the services/products guests will receive and a strong delivery. Every client is important. Word of mouth is still extremely important marketing to focus on when building a business. You want to create raving fans that can spread the word. To do this you have to follow through on what you’re offering. Read more>>

Jeffrey Waymire-Crone | Owner- Air Support Heating & Cooling

My HVAC career has taught me to never stop learning. Early on in my career I learned from a lot of my mentors that nobody knows everything! With the ever changing technology, new methods of doing things, and the demand for energy efficiency there is always new things to learn, that is one of the many reasons I love this industry. I like to think that I carry that same mentality into my family and personal life, stay humble and always keep learning and adapting. Read more>>