We asked some folks we admire to share one piece of conventional advice they disagree with.

Emily Collison | Tattoo Artist

One piece of advice that I’ve received throughout multiple apprenticeships is to “toughen up” or develop thick skin. In my experience, clients appreciate me as a service provider because we can empathize with one another and tend to feel more comfortable with someone who might be traditionally perceived as “soft”. I’ve grown to love that about myself and I’ve curated a clientele who seems to really like that about me, as well. Read more>>