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I quit a 6-figure job for a startup that failed in under a year - and I'd do it all over again

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Startup experiences can vary - while we often hear of the success stories, it is rare we hear of the startups that fail.
Even if the startup proves unsuccessful, it is healthy to take the risk and pursue an entrepreneurial endeavor that you are passionate about.
The experience of joining a startup can be beneficial when applying for future professional roles, as it shows drive and self-motivation.
There are a lot of 20-somethings in America dreaming of launching a startup. I should know, as I was one of them for a long time.
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A millennial who left her 6-figure job at Google to be a full-time social media influencer explains why she was willing to take the risk

A millennial who left her 6-figure job at Google to be a full-time social media influencer explains why she was willing to take the risk

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Krystal Bick left her six-figure job at Google after five years to pursue her side hustle: being an influencer .
Bick said she left her job at Google three years ago when influencer marketing was seeing an influx of advertising dollars.
She now earns as much as five-figures for a brand ambassadorship and says being an entrepreneur is liberating.
Bick said: "If you don't treat yourself as a business, business isn't going to treat you as a business."
Three years ago, Krystal Bick left her 9-to-5 job at Google , one of the most sought-after companies to work...
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