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Three Gifts For A 20-Something: Your Future Is Not Inherited, It Is Made.

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”? Here 40-somethings share three wishes 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.  This week’s three wishes are from a board member, startup advisor and C-level exec. […] Read more…

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Sometimes You Have To Let Go Before You’re Ready

Sharing one of my “This is “What I Wish I Knew Last Week.” posts from Forbes today. There are some new realities that render what we learned 20 years ago, even two years ago, old news. These are the of the moment lessons learned that have lasting effects on our lives. This post with Bea Arthur…who brings together badass and beautiful […] Read more…

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Don’t Quit….

Some “What I Wish I Knew Then” quotes from two women and a man who have been through tough times and reflect on how to stay resilient. You are much stronger than you think you are, but remember, never fear asking for help because we have all been in the lows. An author, educator and entrepreneur […] Read more…

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A No Is Not Forever: How To Not Take It Personally

You are going to hear NO hundreds of times, so you have to listen to what you hear through that filter. You can’t take every single “no,” personally. Sometimes it comes from a bias from someone else’s side. Sometimes it’s not a valid point. Everyone has different opinions on things. Maybe it is a valid […] Read more…

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Three Gifts for a 20-Something

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”? 40-something women 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. 1. Don’t give yourself up too quickly. Give yourself time to figure out […] Read more…

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3 Gifts for a 20-Something

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”?  40-something women 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. 1. Think of your mistakes as a learning experience and focus on the positive and […] Read more…

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3 Gifts for a 20-Something

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”?  Here 40-something women 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.   1.  Don’t accept a carte blanche “I am not good at (math, […] Read more…

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Put Yourself In The Movie

I read Vanity Fair on the airplane this week and was surprised to find myself inspired by Graydon Carter’s letter from the editor about Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and his battle with Hachette over e-books and contemporary publishing. The whole letter (and article) is worth a read, but I liked this “corny but effective device” Mr. Carter […] Read more…

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