Deciding to work for yourself is often cited as the best decision folks in our community have made. Hearing the same response over and over led us to ask them about the next best decision folks have made and we’ve shared their responses with you below.

Orleatha Smith | Co-Founder

I made the decision to be open to being wrong. This single decision helped me to remain curious and explore ideas that were different than the ideas that I was holding so strongly. Every day, I wake up and chose curiosity so that I don’t miss any opportunities that “being right” will certainly make me miss! Read more>>

Octavio Rodriguez | Actor – Anythinger

Honestly, ignoring 99.9% of people’s opinions on my goals, dreams, and aspirations. I’ve learned to keep everything I’m doing under wraps until I literally cannot hide what I’m working on any longer. It has helped me so much, both in my work and personal life. I’ve found that not everyone is happy to share in your successes or the road to. It’s better to hear an ‘I knew you can do it’ than a, “I don’t think that’s a good idea.” It has worked wonders on my motivation and energy levels. Read more>>

Alisa Wyatt | CEO, Pilatesology Inc.

Choosing to focus on what we know which is the classical style of Pilates. We could have create a website with all kinds of workouts on it but narrowing our focus to the thing we are experts at was key to finding our audience and feeling confident in what we share. Read more>>