Starting Out

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Elizabeth Gore

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Resident Entrepreneur, UN Foundation

A: It is important to network as much as possible. Go talk to people, get their advice. You will find the best job through that avenue faster than applying for jobs ...

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Danielle LaPorte

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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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Lisa Wexler/Starting Out

Talk Radio Host, Attorney, Advocate, Author, Groucho Productions LLC

A: Try as best as you can to learn the “hidden curriculum” of your job. These are the rules of behavior that the men will not tell you out loud – ...

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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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Kira Stokes/Starting Out

Owner & Celebrity Trainer, Kira Stokes Fitness

A: I would tell my daughter to find her passion and follow her dreams. I know it is a cliché but it is true. I would also tell her that her ...

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Kathryn Minshew

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Co-Founder & CEO, The Daily Muse

A: I would remind her that her first job doesn’t define her career, and she doesn’t have to have it all figured out. Sometimes, I think we put so much pressure ...

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