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I Left The Corporate Grind Behind To Launch My Own Beauty Brand
Words by Meg Gallagher
Photography by Nadia Correia
Meg Gallagher was on the path to corporate success when she decided to give it all up
The Job

I was working in internal communications at Barclays. I loved my job and had done well in the role, reaching VP by the age of 26. But there were thousands of employees, so I sometimes felt like an ant in a giant colony. In the corporate world you quickly learn that, no matter how good you are, everyone is replaceable. You’re part of a big machine. 

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