Posts Tagged ‘networking’

Three Gifts For a 20-Something: What Do You Have In Your Back Pocket? The Art of Connecting

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 them (not their parents, friends, teachers or society). No more woulda, coulda, shoulda.  The people around you are your […] Read more…

Get Strategic About Your Networking

Networking can be intimidating, an energy drain or ….extremely productive. Some 40-something and 20-something tips on how to make it easier. When I go to networking events, what I found is that if I go early, there are so few people that I can get in a meaningful conversation. There are the events where you […] Read more…

Three Gifts for a 20-Something (171)

  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”.  In essence, three things to help you get a head start on perspective and gain the confidence you need to make decisions that are right for you. No more […] Read more…

Your Network Is Your Insurance

“I was one of the boys…until I wasn’t.” —40-something, lawyer   Most of the younger women I talk to don’t feel the effects of gender bias. When we first start out things are more of a level playing field.  It’s when women hit their 30s and 40s that it starts to get noticed. This is […] Read more…

How To Build Your Own Community of Support

  As you may have noticed from the side bar here, I recently launched 40 Women to Watch Over 40 an initiative to celebrate the achievements of over 40 women and give visibility to new role models. I just wrote a post about my journey getting there on Medium. You can read it here – To […] Read more…