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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Melissa Meyers

Melissa Meyers/Starting Out

President, Melissa Meyers

A: I would advise her to get an internship at a company that is in her general field of interest. Try to be a floater at the company to gain exposure ...

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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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Echoing Green; Cheryl

Cheryl Dorsey/Starting Out

President, Echoing Green

A: Just starting out on one’s career journey is an incredibly exciting time of possibility and potential. I always encourage young people to lighten up and open up to a variety ...

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Mathilde Thomas/Starting Out

Founder, Caudalie

A: There is so much pressure to secure that perfect job. It’s important during this time in one’s life to try new roles and see what suits one’s interests and talents. It’s just ...

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HollyGstepandrepeat

Holly Gordon/Starting Out

Executive Director, 10x10

A: Work harder. Don’t be afraid to take on responsibility. Always try to execute with excellence – mediocrity gets you nowhere. Follow through and follow up on everything you do.

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