Starting Out

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Danielle LaPorte

Danielle LaPorte/Starting Out

Author, Danielle LaPorte Inc.

A: You're important. The universe has got your back. Know how to give a good handshake. The divine feminine is the greatest power you have. Forget what you learned in college.

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SusanSobbott

Susan Sobbott/Starting Out

President, American Express OPEN

A: Know who you are...know what you are really good at, know what your limits are and know when you need help. And importantly, know your potential. Believe in who you are...Remember, ...

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Zainab Salbi

Zainab Salbi/Starting Out

Founder, Women for Women International

A: I would tell her live your truth and your passion now and don't wait to be true to yourself and your beliefs until later in life. It may be risky ...

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WhitneyJohnson

Whitney Johnson/Starting Out

Co-founder, Rose Park Advisors

A: Unlearn much of what you learned to get along in school. For example, learn to influence, even challenge authority. Keep listening, but start talking – Learning to listen is a vital ...

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ELENI

Eleni Gianopulos/Starting Out

President, Eleni's New York

A: Get your foot in the door! If you are re-entering the job market because you took time off to have kids or were unfortunately let go, read job descriptions well ...

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Jessica S. Kleiman

Jessica Kleiman/Starting Out

Vice President of Public Relations, Hearst Magazines

A: I’m so passionate about giving career advice to others, particularly young people, that I wrote a book about it! Some key tips: Do your research. Don’t ever go into a job ...

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