Posts Tagged ‘Millennials’

Accumulate Experiences

  Many of the 40-something women I talk to look back and wish they had spent more on experiences than things. Seems travel, a camping trip, museums or learning a new thing create more fulfilling memories that “what I wore when.   “Accumulate experiences rather than stuff. Be okay with having a closet full o […] Read more…

Two Years In

Today we have a post from Stephanie Florence, 40:20 Vision’s contributing / Millennial editor, reflecting on her two years living in New York. ~ Two years ago this month I boarded a plane to New York City. I had two suitcases and would sleep on an air mattress in the living room of my new […] Read more…

Three Gifts for a 20-Something (140)

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. Your solid ground. You have to stand your ground on certain things. “Be true to yourself” is such a corny line but I […] Read more…

Three Wishes for a 20-Something (139)

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.  Be your own standard of comparison. Anything else is unfair. You have no idea if that person you are comparing yourself to is […] Read more…

Three Gifts for a 20-Something (137)

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.  To know your own worth. Don’t let anyone undervalue it. 2.  To not know better. When you don’t know what is not possible […] Read more…

How Confidence Catches Up With You

A great story from a woman who went from a structured upbringing to an unstructured career and along the way found her confidence. ~ It’s a weird transition in your twenties. You enter the workforce. You’re so used to your life being dictated. You’re in school for this long. You’re in college for that long. […] Read more…

20:40 Vision – Why I Will Never Say, “This isn’t where I thought I’d be at 4 _”

I love today’s 20-something guest post from Heather Sundell, who runs the excellent blog, Terrible Twenties where she offers her quarter-life musings and advice. A few weeks ago 40:20 Vision answered one of her 20-something questions and now she shares her reflections on looking forward 20 years from now and being happy just where you are. A wonderful […] Read more…

Is Two Months Too Soon To Leave A Job?

Dear 40-somethings:  How long should you stay at a job before you know you don’t like it?  I currently have been at my job for 2 months but I hate it. Do I have to stay a year? Dear 20-something. Today’s answers offer a few perspectives…one from a woman who hated her job at 2 […] Read more…

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