Sometimes the greatest business success stories don't develop by following the rules. Here's how one Honolulu-based creative upstart made the jump from company men into the great unknown of entrepreneurship with a fateful mix of tenacity, confidence, and Mad Men.
When you’re eager to take the leap and start your own business there is nothing you would rather have than hindsight. Avoiding mistakes as you give up a steady paycheck for the ability to call your own shots is nearly impossible – and would also prevent every entrepreneur from learning some valuable lessons.
Consistency is the key to success. As a business owner, whether you are providing a product or a service, what your clients expect from you is a certain quality that they have gotten accustomed to.
But when you’re in a creative field, it often feels like consistency is at war with creativity. How do we take on growing a skill set that is seemingly intangible?
For Kelly Fayer, commercial photography producer, clients are harvested from personal connections not fancy tricks.