We asked insiders and experts from various industries to tell us something they think outsiders are unaware of and we’ve shared a few of those responses below.

Simona Berger | Photographer

Many think that, in order to start a photography business, the only necessary thing to do is to master the craft (lighting, posing, editing, etc.). Nothing could be more wrong. To start a successful photography business, you need a great marketing plan. Without it, no matter how great you are as a photographer, your business will go nowhere. Read more>>

Chloe Merriweather | Photographer & Graphic Design Student

I am NOT majoring in photography nor do I plan on being a photographer as my career. When meeting one of my clients for the first time they always ask first, “So are you studying photography?”. I am a graphic design major and am planning on using that to become a creative/art director, which incorporates an eye for photography. I really enjoy photography and I feel that if I did have it become a full time career there would be an amount of pressure that takes away from the enjoyment it brings me. Read more>>

Lisa Pozzoni | Running Coach, ChiRunning Master Instructor

It’s not running that causes pain but HOW you run! AND Beginners need coaches just as much if not more than elite athletes! So many people either don’t try running because they hear the horror stories about knee pain, etc or they try to do it, get hurt and assume it’s them or the running. People assume you put one foot in front of the other and what could go wrong? A lot of things! This is why learning running (and good walking technique) can keep you from getting injured and help you enjoy it so much more! Read more>>