Finding the Space To Change

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  I went to the ranch because I was tired of going down Second Avenue. That November morning felt the same as just about every Monday morning over the previous four years of my life. Up. Make bed. Shower. Find something to wear. Turn off lights. Check again for keys, wallet, bus pass, cell phone. Question need for scarf or umbrella. Decide against both. Grab the laundry bag on the floor of the closet. “Good morning…you pick it ... keep reading...

Three Gifts for a 20-Something

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Every time I interview a 40-something woman for 40:20 Vision I ask them what three “gifts” would they give a 20-something if they were a “Forty-Godmother”. In essence, three things to help you get a head start on perspective and gain the confidence you need to make decisions that are right for you. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda.   1.  If you don't know exactly what you want to be when you're 21, it’s okay. You have ... keep reading...

My Birthday Refresh

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Today we have a post from Stephanie Florence, 40:20 Vision’s contributing / Millennial editor, reflecting on turning a year older. ~ Birthdays can be a strange time for people when the negatives outweigh the positives. This year I decided to celebrate 28 in a few ways and most importantly, hit the refresh button on my life. Because who doesn’t need a little refresh every now and again? My refresh moments are happening in a few key areas ... keep reading...

Bonding, Brunch for Dinner and 8 Great Insights

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Last Thursday I spoke at the Women Who Brunch Anniversary Party. Women Who Brunch is a fantastic group founded by two food lovers who couldn't think of anything better than building a community of women who bond over brunch -- supporting and learning from each other. Every month Nicole Monahan and Megan Frantz host a brunch and curate a discussion with a speaker to learn valuable lessons and insights from amazing women. Last week, they celebrated their one year mark with ... keep reading...

Asking the Right Questions

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Take the 40:20 Vision survey:  Asking the right questions will get you to the right answer. Help me make sure I'm not guessing. Fourteen (short) questions…a few minutes max. Just click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/3DLNVYG. Thank you…looking forward to getting to know you better. Back to regularly scheduled programing tomorrow!  

Three Wishes for a 20-Something

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                    Every time I interview a 40-something woman for 40:20 Vision I ask them what three “gifts” would they give a 20-something if they were a “Forty-Godmother”. In essence, three things to help you get a head start on perspective and gain the confidence you need to make decisions that are right for you. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda.  1.   It’s a small world. Don't burn any bridges. Learn what you can learn from any job ... keep reading...