Never give up. It’s advice that is thrown around daily – but is it always right? We asked some folks we admire about their thoughts around how to know when to give up and when to keep trying

Dani Bell | Singer – Songwriter

I think as long as the thing your doing brings you joy – then you should continue doing it. Read more>>

YoonSoo Lee | Cinematographer & Photographer

Honestly, I think that people already subconsciously know if they should keep going or give up, but are afraid to act on it because they’re held back by things like their pride, relationships or the fear of failure. Personally, I tend to give up on something quickly if I feel like I can’t do it well immediately, since I don’t want to waste my time. I have heard people say you need to throw yourself head first into something to be able to succeed, but I’m not sure if I agree with that. Read more>>

Sherraya Smith | Makeup Artist & Personal Beauty Consultant

I think this is a question we all ask ourselves. But what is the true answer? Is there a true answer? I would like to believe that we all get to a point when we look at ourselves in the mirror and throw our hands up. But there’s a little spark that is left that allows you to believe that you can achieve what you initially set out to achieve. You start to reevaluate every step you took to get where you are today: What you had to sacrifice, your ups and your downs, the late nights and early mornings, Read more>>

Jason Robinson | Founder of Distinguish’d Minds & 417 Agency

This topic very quickly put a smile on my face. Reason being, on many occasions in my life I thought about quitting, and truly thought it was the only option. Truth is, I’ve face a lot of adversity in my life, much of which during the time fo the adversity I had no idea how I would overcome my circumstances. What I’ve learned through each and every issue I have ever faced in my life is this. If you really love something you’ll you find a way to see it through. Read more>>

Jon Argo | Film/TV Producer & Screenwriter

This is a tricky question, because truly I don’t feel as though there is a right or wrong answer given the variables that each person experiences within their respective decision to stick it out or move on. For me, I am a screenwriter and up till now it’s been a very up and down journey to be able to follow what I really love doing; story telling. Read more>>