There are so many factors that can play a role in determining our results, performance and ultimately our success, but some factors matter more than others. We asked folks what they felt was the most important factor driving their success.

Heather Willer | Owner of Axis Pilates

I don’t know if it’s habit, but the number one and most important practice for me is to listen and talk to my team and clients regularly. It is so easy to get wrapped up in your bubble and the day to day grind. My team and clients offer a fresh perspective in the innovation of our services and creating an environment that is fun and engaging. Read more>>

Taylor Ferguson | Chiropractor and Wellness Enthusiast

In my head, there was no option to fail. I had recently moved to a new state, a new city, and had a great opportunity to start a business. I had rent to pay, a car payment, and new restaurants to try with friends. I did not however have a guaranteed income. Therefore I needed to not only be successful, but I needed to be profitable. Read more>>

Barbara Nickless | Mystery/thriller author

Successful writers know that becoming a published author requires many things. But the one thing you must unquestionably do is get your butt in the chair as often as you can. Every day if possible. Beg, borrow, or steal the time. I learned my work ethic from a friend of mine who opened a successful restaurant. She was up two hours earlier than most people. Read more>>