The Muse, a job-search and career-advice platform, started out as a side project for CEO Kathryn Minshew and her cofounder. Minshew said she waited to quit her day job until she saw that her idea could be a viable business.


“…the entrepreneurial world sometimes undervalues how powerful it can be to start small and test your idea on the side, on nights and weekends, while you understand the viability.”
Read this article: The 32-year-old CEO of The Muse who quit a job at McKinsey to start her own company shows there are 2 ways to launch a business — and one gives you a much better chance of success

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Jennifer Labit is the founder of CEO.mom. She is also the CEO of Cotton Babies, Inc. Jenn created bumGenius, a world-leading brand of cloth diapers. She frequently writes about her evolving process of merging motherhood with full-time corporate and industry leadership. In addition to authoring content for this community, she also regularly blogs at jenniferlabit.com.