“If you stand for nothing, you fall for everything”

We asked the community to tell us about the values and principles that guide their lives and businesses.

Gwenivere Snyder | Top Luxury Agent with Christie’s International Real Estate

Hard Work, Integrity and Honesty. I pride myself on running a concierge business tailored for each individual client. Read more>>

Bryan VanDoorninck | Coach. Teacher. Mentor.

At BVADO Coaching we believe the journey of every youth soccer player is unique. We build and strengthen self awareness in youth through soccer. We bring soccer to life. I’m excited about helping youth discover themselves and the world through their passion for soccer. I’ve gotten to where I am today business wise by embracing the following motto: Some will, some won’t, so what. Some people will like what I do, some people won’t like what I do, so what. Clearly defining my vision has helped me overcome challenges. Everything I do is channeled through my vision. I’ve learned that business is like a soccer team. You need to practice so that you can compete. You are only as good as your teammate next to you. You win together and you lose together. What I want the world to know about me and my brand and my story is that learning never stops: explore, create, imagine. Read more>>

Samantha Wood | Physical Therapist, Military Officer, Athlete

Have faith in yourself. There is a time to consult your mentors, customers/clients, peers, family and friends, but there is also a time to make decisions for yourself. Stay curious in your industry or other areas you are passionate about. I have found that when curiosity led my thinking, I have been able to ask better questions and solve problems much more effectively than if I were trying to follow a textbook answer. Read more>>