There are so many factors that can play a role in determining our results, performance and ultimately our success, but some factors matter more than others. We asked folks what they felt was the most important factor driving their success.

Kerrington Muldrow | Owner of Bare Influencer Skincare & USC Graduate Student

I am a firm believer that there is always room for growth in your expertise and to never remain content in your passion. I make the active choice every day to remain a student to my passion and business endeavors, constantly asking myself how am I able to scale bigger than I currently am with anything that I do. However, I have also learned that it’s critical to understand that with growth can also come failure or challenges. In my eyes, perfection is a myth and failure is inevitable, which is why I make an effort to embrace my struggles. Read more>>

Stefanie Yunger | Actor, Comedian, Writer, Potato

Surrounding myself with people who are both creative and go-getters. And when I say “go-getters”, I mean people who actualize their dreams. Having a dream is the first step, but turning it into action is harder. Especially when you are starting from scratch. So I like to be around people who inspire me on the daily basis. My friends are pretty incredible like that. We all lean on each other to not only have the big goals, but to keep each other accountable for the small, daily ones like waking up early, time management, creative ideas, swapping skill sets, staying active. Read more>>