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When Emily Siegel was in her 20s, she received a valuable piece of professional advice. After she had bemoaned working a longer day than co-workers rushing home to their children, a colleague reminded her, “You’re playing that role now so someone can give you that grace later.”

Those words have only grown more resonant with time. “Your career will likely be long and have many chapters to it,” said Siegel, president and founding partner at full-service agency Lafayette American.



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