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Three Gifts for a 20-Something: Commencement Speech Wisdom

This weeks three gifts are in the form of three commencement speeches from this year. This year we have more speeches by women that we’ve seen in two decades. I’m always inspired by this time of year. Enjoy! Abby Wambach, retired soccer player, Barnard, May 2018 https://barnard.edu/commencement/archives/2018/abby-wambach-remarks “If I could go back and tell my younger […] Read more…

Remembering and Moving Forward – Year 5

This is year five of my yearly walk down Greenwich Street to take a picture of the World Trade Tower in remembrance of 9/11. Every year I take a picture and republish this blog post. I always take the picture in front of my first apartment with this story of what the World Trade Towers meant […] Read more…

Three Gifts For A 20-Something – Open Yourself Up To Change

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.  1. If it seems too good to be true, it probably is. Use […] Read more…

Three Gifts For A 20-Something – Don’t Write That Script

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.  1. Don’t pursue someone who doesn’t pursue you. I have lived that life. I […] Read more…

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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