We asked insiders and experts from various industries to tell us something they think outsiders are unaware of and we’ve shared a few of those responses below.

Hana Mendel | Photographer & Photo-Illustrator

It’s taken me some time to learn how much it helps to either be extroverted or extraordinarily gifted at pretending to be. Since the trajectory of a photographic career is pretty abstract, we heavily rely on connections made through working gigs. Read more>>

tina rocca | Healthy living expert, natural, wellness product manufacturer

Outsiders and customers are unaware of what goes into a candle. Although they may not give a candle much thought and purchase on impulse, they are not aware of the ingredients that go into making a candle. Read more>>

Dylan Elise | Drummer & Educator

We are so profoundly underpaid! 10,000 hours to master a craft, right?! as musicians and other branches of the arts, we work tirelessly to improve and be better than our prior selves every day, like many others, I’ve put in probably closer to 30,000 hours into my craft, but financial compensation never reflects our time, effort or ability.. Read more>>

Richard Spurling | Founder at ACEing Autism

There are very few recreational programs that cater to children with autism. There exists a desperate need for play-based programs for the growing number of children with autism. Read more>>