Risk is a topic that comes up a lot in our conversations with entrepreneurs and creatives, but a related topic is investments. Investments come in many forms – investing your time, money, heart and soul, etc. So, with that broad definition of investment in mind, we asked rising stars in the community to tell us the stories of the best or worst investments they’ve made.
The best investment I’ve made is investing in myself to become the better person that I knew I could be. No matter what anybody has ever had to say to try and stop me I just kept pushing and used that negative conversation as fuel to power my goals and dreams. The worst investment I’ve made was purchasing equipment just to have it instead of buying exactly what I need and when I needed it. Read more>>
The best investments I’ve made have been in myself. I read over 100 books a year, listen to hundred of hours a month if interviews and seminars online, eat well, exercise daily. Read more>>
The best investment I have made as a business owner was investing in myself. Growing up in a single-parent household I learned firsthand what It takes to become a successful business owner. My mother ran her cosmetology practice along with a nonprofit organization called Talented Teen Club and at an early age, I witnessed the struggles my mother went through to provide for us. She would take us everywhere and one thing that always stuck with me was the power of education and paving a way for yourself no matter the obstacle. Read more>>
The best thing I ever invested in was myself. For so many years I had a radio broadcast career working for huge conglomerates but I always invested in my brand and in myself. In that process, I learned quickly that I wanted to own my own business. Read more>>