Posts Tagged ‘20-something advice’

Three Gifts for a 20-Something (122)

Every time I interview a 40-something woman for 40:20 Vision I ask them what 3 “gifts” would they give a 20-something if they were a “Forty-Godmother”. Here are one woman’s gifts:   1. A friend who always cares about whether you get home safe. 2. To know that the only story about you that matters […] Read more…

Great Partner or Great Love Part II

                A few weeks ago we answered a 20-something question on finding a great partner or great love.  Q: If I feel like I might be compromising for the possibility of a great partner, is it worth giving up the possibility of a great “love”? See the post […] Read more…

Three Gifts For A 20-Something (113)

  Herewith, three “gifts” one 40-something would give a 20-something as their “Forty-Godmother”. What are yours?   1. Experimentation. You have all the ingredients. Use your twenties to experiment with your recipe. Try new things and figure out what your secret ingredient is ….the unique tweaks that make the recipe all yours.  2.  Your own […] Read more…

Three Gifts for a Twenty-Something (93)

  Herewith, three “gifts” one 40-something would give a 20-something as their “Forty-Godmother”. What are yours? 1. Don’t be afraid of your own “pizzaz”.   I was afraid of my own pizzazz in the work world in my early twenties. I’m a pretty fun, punky woman. In my early twenties, I got the job done and […] Read more…

Happily Ever After Can Change

On Friday I answered a question from a 20-something asking what if it’s difficult to be single at 40. The answer was…no harder than being married at 40 and probably easier than being single in your 20s (you likely have more money than when you were younger and less responsibility than being married at 40). […] Read more…

Twelve 40:20 Quotes of 2010

1)    “That person in your life should make your life more fun, more awesome, more great. They should make you feel more beautiful than you already do. Not the opposite.” — 40-something, Brooklyn 2)    “Don’t go out with someone just because they are interested in you. Know what you want.” – 40-something, NYC 3)    “I […] Read more…

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