Category: Career

40 Over 40 Vision…What I Know Now

August 19th, 2014 — 12:35pm
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In addition to 40:20 Vision, I co-created 40 Women to Watch Over 40. This year's honorees are each a role model in their own right. Our interview series with the winners is full of 40:20 wisdom. Today I'm sharing some advice from Wendy Clark, President – Sparkling Brands and Strategic Marketing, Coca-Cola North America. 40 Over 40 Asks: 6  Questions with Wendy Clark Who has been a valuable mentor or sponsor? So many mentors and counselors in my journey. At GSD&M, ... keep reading...

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When Is It the Right Time To Move On…7×7 Mentors Answer

July 30th, 2014 — 4:13am
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Today I'm sharing another edition in the series of posts based on a 7×7 Mentoring Salon I did for SMW. It’s where seven up and coming entrepreneurs pose a question to seven experienced leaders. While the session was focused on entrepreneurism, the issues facing these 20-somethings are similar to those many women today. I am inspired by the honest, open and smart advice these mentors offered up. Allie Mahler is a social entrepreneur, educator and community builder ... keep reading...

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Guilty, beyond a shadow of a doubt

July 10th, 2014 — 11:45am
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I remember reading a study a few years back that asserted the age at which women reported being happiest in their lives was 33. I remember thinking “GREAT!” I have something to look forward to. Fast forward a few years and at 33, I have never been happier in my life, it’s true. A mid level professional with aspirations to grow and evolve in my career, I am also a mom to an adorable 2 ... keep reading...

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You Can’t Have It All Alone

July 4th, 2014 — 12:53pm

  There has been some debate about Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi's comment that women can't have it all. Any time a powerful woman gets asked about having it all, it becomes news. But doesn't having it all suggest having a spouse who is sharing it all as Sheryl Sandberg recommends? if women can't have it all, doesn't that mean men don't get it all either?  While I understand people complaining that men don't get asked this question, my ... keep reading...

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Shift the Conversation: From Pitching to Presenting A Growth Opportunity

June 17th, 2014 — 12:45pm
Social Media Week

  Today I'm sharing another edition in the series of posts based on the 7×7 Mentoring Salon I did for SMW back in February. At the 7x7 I had seven up-and-coming professionals / entrepreneurs pose a question to seven experienced entrepreneurs and leaders. Now spreading the wisdom by sharing the seven questions asked and the mentors answers. Today’s question focuses on the decisions entrepreneurs face when they need to take their company to the next level. Pamela Kalmus ... keep reading...

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You Don’t Have To Choose One Thing, Just Choose

June 11th, 2014 — 12:42pm

Last week I answered part one of a question from a 20-something on how to decide, "What do I want to be?"  A big a question with 20-somethings. The point at 40:20 Vision is to provide more than one perspective. So we are back here today with some different 40-something perspectives in part 2.   Q. There are so many interesting things to do in this world, how is it possible to merely choose one, not to mention ... keep reading...

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