Archive of ‘40:20 Vision’ category

Build Strength, Show Warmth, and Other Lessons Learned From Leading Tech Exec

Opt for warmth and strength — but show the warmth. People love passion. Corporations want somebody who’s enthusiastic and passionate. VCs invest in the person. Startups have to inspire people to come along with them on a not yet tangible journey. Know what you are good at. Be able to articulate your strengths. Have that statement […] Read more…

Keep Living The Questions

Today’s Three Gifts are from a 7×7 Mentoring Salon with a diverse group of career leaders and founders. -1- Form your own money mafia. We never ask friends about money. Or at least we didn’t used to. One day I decided, I’m going to ask for what I want and empower my friends to do […] Read more…

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…

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