Posts Tagged ‘career’

Three Gifts for a 20-Something (146)

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”. Today I am adapting three “wishes” from the advice shared by a woman / CEO / investor / advisor in one my 7×7 mentoring salons. I love what she had to […] Read more…

20-Something Question: How Do You Avoid Frustration That You’re Not Moving Faster?

  Today’s post is about not get distracted by other people’s pace. Sometimes it seems everyone is going faster than you – but it’s not necessarily a race. I hold live mentoring salons between younger and older entrepreneurs and professionals and during our discussions, this subject often comes up. One 20-something business owner asked: How […] Read more…

How Soon Is Too Soon To Switch Jobs?

Q. I know that there are previous forums regarding job changes, and the negative effects long time. However, when is it too soon to switch jobs? I recently graduated in June of 2012, and started working as a Research Coordinator at a prestigious University. I was one of the few to receive a job offer prior […] Read more…

Three Gifts for a 20-Something (84)

  Herewith, three “gifts” one 40-something would give a 20-something as their “Forty-Godmother”. What are yours? 1.  To look at every decade as a chance to reinvent yourself. Life is a jigsaw puzzle. I don’t know what it is or where it will finish but there is always another piece to complete the puzzle. If […] Read more…

8 Women on What I Wish I Knew Then…on Career

    “Do the things that you think you can’t do. It’s easy to say , “Oh it doesn’t pay enough money or I can’t do that” but you should.” – 40-something, married, mom, finance, Stamford, CT    ~   “Don’t look at the job you have now as the last thing you are going […] Read more…

What I Know Now….Live Life in the Next 30 Seconds

One inspiring woman’s perspective on what she knows now that she wishes she knew in her twenties.  – 40-something, executive, international marketing and advertising, married, has been through ebbs and flows personally and professional and has no regrets! On body image “Take all the energy that goes into worrying about being fat and put it […] Read more…

Never Give Up, Never Shut Up

A few weeks ago I was being interviewed for a radio show and the woman who was on before me was talking about her life as a female musician and she said that her motto or mantra was Never Give Up, Never Shut Up. I love that.  So many 40-something women wish they had been […] Read more…

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