One of the most important lessons we learned is that our lives and our businesses will teach us along the way. We don’t need to know everything on day one because the challenges we face on day will likely be ones we are already equipped to handle. As we overcome challenges we get better and better and as the challenges increase in difficulty so too does our ability to tackle them.

We asked members of the community that we admire to share important lessons their business or career has taught them and have shared some of those responses below.

Linda Sadeghi | Designer; Real Estate Restoration & Repurpose

Be true to self. Read more>>

Lexy Davis | Self Discovery Coach, Podcast Host & Heartfelt Yoga Instructor

No one has it figured out! We are all just making mistakes, learning, getting back up and continuing the cycle! It’s a true reminder that we are all teachers and students of life and to remove and pedal stools we may have placed on others! Read more>>

Peter Michael Marino | Producer/Writer/Performer

Collaborate as much as you can. Ask for advice. Ask for feedback. Listen. Read more>>

Liz Lehman | Dr, Founder & CEO Aluminate Life

The most important things I have learned in my business is that it is ok to let go of perfection, and that from failure comes growth. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, I was an anesthesiologist for over twenty years. My perfectionistic self had unconsciously chosen a career where your patient pays the ultimate price for your failings. In my transition to a business owner, I found that my fear of not doing something perfect was holding me back from trying. Getting creative, getting messy and going for it are the hallmarks for a successful start up. When I transitioned Aluminate Life from a kitchen experiment to a business, I had no idea what I was doing. Read more>>