Posts Tagged ‘life lessons’

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From Zookeeper to Executive: A 40-Something Shares Her Story

By Danielle Trevino, 4020 Vision Ambassador We got her just in time. A month shy of her 50th birthday, Trina Barlow shares her advice for 20-somethings from her 40-something perspective. Trina, president of Overflow Communications, a multimedia communications firm she runs alongside her husband, started her career as a temp at an advertising agency after her […] Read more…

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Be The Boss: You Don’t Have To Rely On Other People To Decide What Work You Can Do

By Mica Walsh, 40:20 Vision Ambassador Today I’m sharing an interview with Nika Stewart, co-founder and CEO of GhostTweeting, a social media management agency in New Jersey. Nika spoke with me about her experience as an entrepreneur and how she learned to design a life that has given her freedom and flexibility. Where I Started  […] Read more…

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Three Gifts for a 20-Something: “Create New Firsts”

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. Take some risks. Don’t follow the path that you think you’re supposed to follow. […] Read more…

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Three Gifts from the Women’s March on Chicago

By Stephanie Florence, 40:20 Vision Ambassador On January 21, 2017, I witnessed a piece of history. I joined 250,000 in the Women’s March on Chicago. Not only did I get to witness it, I had the great fortune of volunteering backstage – greeting speakers and performers before their important moments. And then seeing their reactions […] Read more…

Don’t Finish That Book

Last week a friend of mine went to visit an 81 year old friend at the hospital. Sadly he passed away a few days later. He will be missed. This man was the long time partner of her best friend’s mother-in-law. A philosopher, professor and bon vivant he was as much a friend of the younger generation as he […] Read more…

Three Gifts for a 20-Something: There Is No Role That Defines You

By Emily Betz, 40:20 Vision Ambassador 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. You are more.  I would make sure […] Read more…

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