Starting Out

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Rachel Doyle

Rachel Doyle/Starting Out

Founder & President, GlamourGals Foundation, Inc

A: Never be “above work.” As someone who started something I can tell you that it is the small day-to-day things that if done quickly, efficiently and with a smile really ...

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Nancy Aossey

Nancy Aossey/Starting Out

President & CEO, International Medical Corps

A: Don't focus on a career strategy, or ladder, or title, or level. Instead, think about what matters to you and then find a way to do it while earning a ...

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Tiffany Dufu

Tiffany Dufu/Starting Out

Chief Leadership Officer, Levo League

A: My little sister, Desiree, is currently a senior at the University of Denver. I’ve already told her that she’s the most powerful change agent in her own journey. I’ve encouraged ...

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Emily Miethner

Emily Miethner/Starting Out

Founder & President, NY Creative Interns

A: My advice would be to start reaching out to companies and people who you think are doing great things. It's important to work for an organization you believe in and ...

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Jeanne

Jeanne Sullivan/Starting Out

Co-founder & General Partner, StarVest Partners

A: 1)     The CEO is the most important person in the company. I know this may raise eyebrows but he or she will create the culture and vision for the company. ...

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Joanne Wilson

Joanne Solomon Wilson/Starting Out

Blogger & Angel Investor, Gotham Gal

A: I have been asked this question many times. My advice is always the same. Follow your passions. If there is an area that you really want to work in then ...

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