Three Gifts for a 20-Something (173)

  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. Know that decisions you make about your career are not a 20-year decision but you have to keep ... keep reading...

You Can’t Have It All Alone

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  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...

Three Gifts for a 20-Something (172)

  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.  Focus on what you have vs. what you don't have. Then build. That is the one thing I can say ... keep reading...

You Can Choose to Celebrate The Work Of Relationships

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I’m interested in the HBO documentary airing Monday night. Filmmaker Doug Block started doing wedding videos on the side to make money and now, 112 wedding later, he has revisited the couples to see what marriage looks like on the other side of I do. It’s classic 40:20 vision. I hate to be the one always saying that marriage is hard…but it is. It’s all about how easy it is to deal with the hardships. As the documentarian ... keep reading...

You Are Stronger Than You Think You Are

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  One of the things you know at 40-something is that for every down there is an up. You have been through some tough downs…at the time they seem the end of the world. But you do have the strength to make it through to the other side. You are resilient. ... "You are stronger than you think you are. You really are. Just think back on all the things that you've been through that you have made ... keep reading...

Three Gifts for a 20-Something (171)

  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.  Understand that the reason someone else does something may not the same reason you do it. They may ... keep reading...