Starting Out

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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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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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Alyse Nelson

Alyse Nelson/Starting Out

President & CEO, Vital Voices Global Partnership

A: I think there are two critical things I would say. First, do what you feel really passionate about, something that challenges and moves you every day. Second, if you don’t ...

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Chrissy Crawford/Starting Out

Founder and CEO, ArtStar, Little Collector by ArtStar

A: Be early, work hard, dress professionally.

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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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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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