Skinnygirl CEO Bethenny Frankel, who built a brand worth $100 million, has some tough advice for college grads who feel underemployed

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Before starring in “Real Housewives of New York” Bethenny Frankel worked as a chef, and before that had jobs like selling scarves and assisting celebrities.
Frankel said she didn’t know what she wanted to do in life until her late 30s, the same time she was cast on the reality franchise.
To be successful, Frankel said you have to take every opportunity handed to you, because you never know where it will lead.

If you want a career as successful as “Real Housewife” and millionaire brand mogul Bethenny Frankel, then you can’t be afraid to take every job that comes your way.

A graduate of New York University, Frankel didn’t know what she was going to do in life until her late 30s, “and I still don’t even know,” she said on an episode of Business Insider’s podcast ” This Is Success ” (formerly “Success! How I Did It”).

In 2008, she was cast in “Real Housewives of New York” the same year she turned 38. But before starring on TV, Frankel worked in both restaurants and as a personal chef to celebrities like Mariska Hagerty and the Hiltons. She also dived into the pashmina market and sold shawls to celebrities like Julia Roberts. Before the “Real Housewives” franchise, Frankel made her first reality TV show appearance on “The Apprentice: Martha Stewart.”

The biggest factor that makes or breaks success for Frankel is a willingness to do a job. “Do the job. Just do the job. Do whatever job it is. Because I’ve done every single job — you never know when it’s going to help you and you get to the next job,” she said.

Frankel said to have a career like hers, you have to overcome obstacles and …read more

Source:: Business Insider


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