Starting Out

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Alina Roytberg

Alina Roytberg/Starting Out

Co-founder, Fresh

A: I actually do have a daughter who is a senior in high school, so we are going through the challenging process of college applications, and major decisions of where she ...

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Carol Hannah Whitfield/Starting Out

Designer, Carol Hannah

A: As an employer, I can say that attitude can make up for lack of experience at times. I think sometimes young people make the mistake of trying to explain how ...

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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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Bobbi Brown

Bobbi Brown/Starting Out

Founder & CCO, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics

A: Work on your craft, network, and always be nice. Hard work and niceness come back.

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Kathryn Minshew

Kathryn Minshew/Starting Out

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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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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