The New Rules of Work: The Modern Playbook for Navigating Your Career. Her story is an inspiration to anyone who’s wondering, “What’s next?” If that’s you, spend your commute or lunch break tuning in to this 40-minute podcast (part of the “Best Part of My Job” podcast series). Our guest today received 148 rejections from investors when trying to launch her online company. When you’re feeling unsure of where you want your career to go next, it’s helpful to remember that just about everyone has been in your shoes before.

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She received 148 rejections from investors…and she didn’t want to throw in the towel then?

Kathryn Minshew is the Founder & CEO @ The Muse, named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Media and Inc.’s 15 Women to Watch in Tech. On Fridays, tune in as Farnoosh tackles your biggest money questions on #AskFarnoosh. She hardly gave up. In the book, Kathryn and her business partner Alexandra Cavoulacos offer a guide for the modern workplace.

), where her motivation comes from, and how you, too, can follow your dreams. Welcome to So Money with host Farnoosh Torabi, an award winning financial correspondent, best selling author and television personality. If you’d like to learn more about Kathryn visit www.themuse.com or follow her on Twitter @kmin.

But rewind several years, and you’ll see that what propelled her to start The Muse was facing career confusion herself.

Kathryn has spoken at MIT and Harvard, appeared on The TODAY Show and CNN, and contributes on career …

“You can find a deal no matter what, as long as you're not totally caught up on one item.”... “When I look at managing my money, the first thing I do is I look at what is my nervous system's response to a financial situation.”... "I constantly get refinance offers in the mail to lower my VA home loan. Kathryn Minshew is the founder and CEO of The Muse, a career platform that is used by over 50 million people to land dream jobs, learn professional skills and take their careers to the next level.

Podcast: How Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew Found Her Path When you’re feeling unsure of where you want your career to go next, it’s helpful to remember that just about everyone has been in your shoes before. Take Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew. Free event on 11/12: How to Land a Job in Sales & Marketing. You’ll learn about her early career steps (and failures! Kathryn Minshew is the founder and CEO of The Muse, a career platform that is used by over 50 million people to land dream jobs, learn professional skills and take their careers to the next level. Take Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew. So much for rejection right? So Money brings candid conversations about money with the world’s top business minds, authors and influencers including Arianna Huffington, Tim Ferriss, Gretchen Rubin, Seth Godin, Robert Kiyosaki, Jim Cramer, Margaret Cho and many others. The Muse is the go-to destination for the next-gen workforce to research companies and careers—offering. In the interview we discuss not just her advice for staying competitive in today’s job market but how she, herself, managed to launch The Muse with very little money. Ask Farnoosh about money, work, life, or a recent guest below and she'll do her best to answer your question during an upcoming Friday episode on So Money.

Not only is The Muse thriving, Kathryn is wearing the hat of author these days, out with a new book entitled The New Rules of Work: The Modern Playbook for Navigating Your Career. Record a message below or type in your question. Hear how she fought adversity and leveraged being underestimated to build a successful and thriving company. Prior to founding The Muse, she worked in Rwanda with the Clinton Health Access Initiative and also worked as a consultant at McKinsey and Company. The Muse founder and CEO, Kathryn Minshew has told the story many times of how she and her colleagues were rejected 148 times when they when to raise money for their startup, The Muse. More about Kathryn: Besides not being a quitter, she’s been named to SmartCEO’s Future50 and Inc’s 35 under 35. Once the company got off the ground, it has been a massive success, and many people would say, "Well, those 148 people, they must be so sorry that they rejected it." Before founding The Muse, Kathryn worked on vaccines in Rwanda and Malawi with the Clinton Health Access Initiative and was previously at McKinsey. By all accounts, she has her dream job—helping people find careers and companies they love and building a quickly growing startup.