Got It Made
Leaving your super successful career and moving from the beach to the big city sounds more like a rom-com plot than real life. But in 2011, Tats and Ena Osake did just that. They quit their jobs (he produced big-budget commercials, and she was a well-known sushi chef), and they left Hawaii behind for a new life making minimal, curvilinear leather accessories and jewelry under the name 8.6.4 in New York. After two decades of putting their creative minds to work for other companies, both are more than happy to be their own bosses - but that doesn't mean they don't still draw on their mountains of experience to take care of biz. Here are four former-life lessons they keep coming back to.