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How the famous see their work and finances

How the famous see their work
Diahann Carroll
Diahann Carroll
Tony Award winner for "No Strings"
  • Fame & Fortune Q&A

    Bankrate: You were ahead of your time in developing your own corporation and brand. How did a star-struck kid become a savvy businesswoman?

    Diahann Carroll: I don't know that I did, a fair businesswoman, maybe. I think the early days of someone trying to direct me in a more mature direction so that I could be aware of my own company and how to manage my company (were with) Harry Belafonte. I think he was the first person to ask those questions and give me some of the answers.

  • Lesson learned: Give credit to those who helped you along the way.





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