We don’t believe success is random. Over the years we have spoken with hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs, artists, creatives, researchers, athletes, and more. We’ve learned from them – both through their stories and through the advice they’ve shared with us – and it’s quite evident that success is more likely when certain habits are present. So, we decided to ask folks to share their habits with us, especially those that they feel helped them succeed.

Ashley Valone | Lifestyle Photographer

1) Owning my own style: the photography industry is heavily saturated. When I first got started, there were many styles that I was drawn to. Sometimes I would venture away from my own style because I wanted my work to look more like so-and-so. Over time, I’ve developed my own unique look that I stick to and I love. The consistency in my work allows my clients to know what to expect when they book with me. Read more>>

David Dugan | Musician, Bassist

I think something that has been super helpful for us is just learning to never give up and to keep reaching out to people even if you’ve been told no in the past. In the music business, you will deal with a lot of rejection. So just being able to keep a positive outlook and knowing that if you’re patient you’ll get your chance to prove yourself. Never let someone saying no ruin your relationship with them because you never know when they will need you in the future. Read more>>

Brian Jordan | Business Owner | Director of Performance Training

Strong Work Ethic Connecting with people Attention to Details Being Adaptable Growth Mindset Read more>>