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Dream-Job Tips From Women Who Know

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    As kids, we each wanted to grow up to be a ballerina, or an astronaut, or a veterinarian-by-day/pop-star-by-night. But now? Maybe you're still chasing that NASA dream. Or, maybe you fantasize about being a high-flying project manager with a corner office. Maybe you want to indulge your passions — for music, food, wine, or art — by embarking on a less-conventional career. Or, perhaps you simply want to strike out on your own and start a business that lets you call all the shots.

    Whatever your true calling, these six pros have advice that can help you transform thought into action. From entrepreneurs, to artists, to those for whom a "dream job" means a healthy work-life balance, these career women are sharing the secrets that got them to the top.

    Read on for workplace wisdom that'll give your career a kick in the pants. Go get 'em, tiger.

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