Posts Tagged ‘Whitney Johnson’

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Set Some Stretch Goals For Yourself And See Where It Takes You

Last month I attended the KPMG Next Generation Leadership Summit, where I had the opportunity to hear Condoleezza Rice share a wonderful piece of advice on achieving personal excellence. “Set higher expectations for yourself than anyone else sets for you because then you will never be disappointed,” she said. I couldn’t agree more. It’s so important […] Read more…

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How To Disrupt Yourself & Accelerate Success – Q&A with Whitney Johnson

The twenties are time of much disruption. Whitney Johnson can help you leverage all the energy that comes with change towards accelerating your career. Her new book, Disrupt Yourself:  Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work, defines her 7 principles of personal disruption. Get a head start with Part 2 of our Q&A (see part 1 here). 20-somethings […] Read more…

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Disrupt Yourself: A 40:20 Perspective from Whitney Johnson

The twenties are time of much disruption. Whitney Johnson can help you leverage all the energy that comes with change towards accelerating your career. Her new book Disrupt Yourself:  Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work defines her 7 principles of personal disruption. Get ahead start her with a two part discussion. Aside from being […] Read more…

You Can Start Late and Reset

Yesterday we launched our 40 Women to Watch Over 40 List. Whitney Johnson, a former award-winning Wall Street analyst and author of Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work, and I started this list in 2013 to inspire women over 40 who have more in front of them than behind them to persist while […] Read more…

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On Raising Money for Girls Raising – 7×7 Mentoring Salon

Today I’m sharing the last in a series of posts based on a 7×7 Mentoring Salon I did for SMW. It’s where seven up-and-coming entrepreneurs pose a question to seven experienced leaders. This post focuses on the question posed by Vanessa Dawson. Vanessa is the founder and CEO Girls Raising, an organization dedicated to helping female founders start, build, […] Read more…

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7×7 Mentoring: How to a Build Business and Brand Identity

Today I’m sharing another edition in a series of posts based on a 7×7 Mentoring Salon I did for SMW. It’s where seven up-and-coming entrepreneurs pose a question to seven experienced leaders. While the session was focused on entrepreneurism, the issues facing these 20-somethings are similar to those many women today. I’m inspired by the honest, […] Read more…

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Three Gifts for a 20-Something

This week I have a special 3 Gifts from Whitney Johnson, my co-creator in 40 Women to Watch Over 40 and a true embodiment of a woman disrupting after 40 as an investor, entrepreneur, author and coach. Her class  Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship is now available on Lynda.com…another gift for 20-somethings and women of all ages. First, Whitney’s three gifts to help […] Read more…

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When Is It the Right Time To Move On…7×7 Mentors Answer

Today I’m sharing another edition in the series of posts based on a 7×7 Mentoring Salon I did for SMW. It’s where seven up and coming entrepreneurs pose a question to seven experienced leaders. While the session was focused on entrepreneurism, the issues facing these 20-somethings are similar to those many women today. I am inspired […] Read more…

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