Archive of ‘40:20 Vision’ category

Don’t Put The World On Your Shoulders

   Hello Visionistas! It’s been quiet here lately. I’m scaling back on 4020 Vision while I focus on my next venture. Stay tuned. In the meantime, I will do an occasional roundup of some 4020 Wisdom I see out in the world. I just came back from SXSW, Despite the hype that it’s too big, […] Read more…

The Year’s Best “What I Wish I Knew Then” Moments

Today I give you 12 wishes — lessons learned from the women who stood up, spoke out and broke the status quo this year. 1. Abby Wambach, retired soccer champion  Be Curious. Question before you follow. Unite to fight.   In her commencement speech at Barnard, Abby Wambach encouraged women not to follow the lead of Little Red Riding […] Read more…

Listen For What Works For You

Give friends a break. Like any long relationship, you will go through ebbs and flows. You may have periods where you disconnect but don’t over-react and don’t give up on a relationship that’s meaningful. They will tell you in their own time. Get outside yourself. I’ve made so many amazing friends in the most unexpected […] Read more…

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…

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