Every day we hear stories that blow us away. The ups, the downs, the twists and turns – success is not a straight line. So, one of the most important questions we ask our interviewees is for them to tell us about the most important lesson they’ve learned along their journey. We’ve shared some of those responses below.

Jen Proctor | CEO & Head of Talent

The most important lesson I’ve learned on my journey thus far, is to be real and vulnerable. There is no better way to make authentic relationships both personal and professional, than by simply by being YOU! Read more>>

Angie Flores | Multiple Award Winning & International Best Selling Children’s Book Author

My book Cub’s Wish shares a message that was instilled in me when I was a child – happiness comes from within so live life to it’s fullest. Through all these years I have held that as one of my principals. Responsibilities and values may have changed, but taking on the challenge of achieving a dream opened my eyes to new views. I have learned several valuable lessons over the past few years since my first book launched, and will be sharing these with my kids as they embark on their journeys, as well as with your readers who are creating their own life stories. 1. Never let others stand in the way of your dreams. When I first started on my journey as a Children’s Book Writer, I was faced with other people’s ideas of what a writer should have already accomplished before putting pen to paper. Read more>>

Gorjana Reidel | Chief Creative Officer

I moved around as a kid so I associated change with being negative and really had formed an aversion to it. It would trigger almost like a PTSD response for me. As my husband and I started our business and I learned very quickly that change is the only constant thing in life. That only became more intense after we had kids and I realized that they are changing at warp speed as they grow up. Not only is change constant but for you to be successful you must embrace change and become highly adaptable. Its not something that was easy to adopt and learn, it took me a really long time but now i actually really welcome it. I enjoy the feeling of something new and embrace the opportunity to grow from it. Read more>>