Starting Out

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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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Marthapainttinglo

Martha Ringer/Starting Out

Owner, Martha Ringer

A: In my experience almost everyone has gone through this. It’s natural. Those who grew up knowing exactly what they wanted to do still have anxiety about how to make it ...

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LisaOz

Lisa Oz/Starting Out

President, Ozworks, LLC

A: I would encourage her to spend some time figuring out what she loved to do. Even if she had to take a “day job” to make the rent, a career ...

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Sheila Kelley

Sheila Kelley/Starting Out

Founder & CEO, Sheila Kelley S Factor

A: I do have a young daughter named Ruby, and she's a firecracker! I can't imagine her being anxious about much of anything, or unsure of herself. I didn't always feel ...

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Ingrid Vanderveldt

Ingrid Vanderveldt/Starting Out

Entrepreneur in Residence, Dell

A: You have a blank slate. The only person that will keep/hinder you from anything you want to do is you. So GO FOR IT! You are whoever you want to be. Through ...

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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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