Posts Tagged ‘Entrepreneur’

Three Gifts for a 20-Something: What I’ve Learned On Risks, Promises and People

  What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”? Here 40-somethings share three things to help a 20-something get a head start on the confidence to make decisions that are right for themselves. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda. Three Gifts for a 20-Something By Briana Carlesimo, 40:20 Vision Ambassador For today’s “3 Gifts” I […] Read more…

Three Gifts for a 20-Something

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”?  This is where I ask 40-something women to share 3 things to help a 20-something get a head start on gaining confidence to make decisions that are right for you. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda.     1. Don’t get too comfortable. If […] Read more…

Looking Back On How I Moved Forward

What I know now: one 40-something female serial entrepreneur’s advice on career ups and downs and moving forward. On reaching goals… Getting too caught up in the details. Is what you are spending your time on moving you forward or just maintaining the status quo? You can feel busy 24/7 but you’re not doing yourself […] Read more…

How Wrong Actually Means Right

There are good things and bad things that I have learned…like everybody else. But one thing I wish is that I had a little more time in my twenties. I see it in 20-somethings today. We are in such a rush to take on so much responsibility. We lose the space to learn. It’s like children…we […] Read more…

Don’t Try To Build A Mansion

  The one thing I want to share with 20-somethings trying to start a business or build their career is…don’t try to build a mansion. Start with a barn. It takes a really long time to build something, so start really small. Apply the 80/20 rule. 80% of business comes from 20% of the people. So […] Read more…

5 Lessons Learned on Pitching from Industry Leaders

I had a great time hosting a 7×7 Mentoring Salon for SMW in February. I’m just now catching up with the video, which you can see here. See the panel profiles here. 7×7 Mentoring Salons give people actionable advice to advance their career. I get together seven experienced leaders and seven up-and-coming professionals/entrepreneurs for a chance to […] Read more…

What I Know Now: Give Yourself A Little Patience

  A 40-something women reflects back on her early career days and what she knows now about confidence and about starting a business in her 30s.   On starting out / first job:  “At first, you will feel like you are behind and don’t know enough. I felt insecure that I didn’t always know the […] Read more…

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