Getting to do what you love? Providing for your loved ones? What does success mean to you? Below you’ll find perspectives from some of the city’s best and brightest.

Jenna Biancavilla | Your Complete Financial Expert

You achieve success when your time is devoted to living your purpose. – Jenna Biancavilla This sentence is overflowing with underlying content, so let’s unpack it. I first want to point out the word, purpose. Many people go their entire lives without defining their personal purpose. When I was asked “what is your life’s purpose”, I was a deer in headlights, it took me months to dive deep enough to find my personal answer, however, finding it was life-altering. Read more>>

Camille Campbell | Author & Artist

When writing my picture book Her Poems: Women Poets Who Changed the World, I was inspired by the poet Maya Angelou’s profound words—”Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” I feel that her words have shaped how I view success. In addition, success for me is being able to positively impact others through what I do, whether that be writing books or creating art. By writing books to inspire children, creating an advice book to help teens cope with the stresses of the pandemic and making art to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine, I have felt successful knowing that I was able to make a difference. Read more>>

Tomor T | Business owner

Success for me is reaching the point where I am happy by making and seeing other people happy . Provide them with the best i can and keep doing better than the day before. Read more>>