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Run Toward Your Problems

  Don’t run away from your problems, run towards them. What are you avoiding? What do you fear? Speaking up at work? Presentations or just addressing the things that worry you with your boss? Working out? Being honest with friends? Being yourself with your partner? These things may seem like a crack now. But they won’t […] Read more…

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Nominate Someone for the Forty Women to Watch Over 40 List

Today we have a post from Stephanie Florence, 40:20 Vision’s contributing / Millennial editor, sharing more on her participation on the Forty Over 40 team. ~ Nominations are now open for the fourth-annual Forty Women to Watch Over 40 List. As I read last year’s entries, I was continuously inspired by the stories of women […] Read more…

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Taking Credit for All or Nothing

Last week my book club got together to discuss “Be Frank With Me” by Julia Claiborne Johnson. As often is the case, the book was a jumping off point for candid conversation and comical discourse, from our host’s rock star past to another members “swipe-right” dating future. But amid our own stories, one line from the book stood out […] Read more…

Have A Midlife Crisis Every Ten Years

Perspective from a 40-sometthing serial career disruptor! From design to product development, publishing, global brand development, entrepreneur…and more. ~ “Ideas are great but if not acted on  – they don’t mean much.” “Life is a jigsaw puzzle. You may know the big picture but you don’t know where the finish is. Each piece of the puzzle is important […] Read more…

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Poetry Slams and Rethinking the Imposter Syndrome

Photo: Met Museum….after dark! Yes. I have a book club. Well if you want to call it that. About two years ago we started branching out to events. It started with the Museum Hack, with the very original Nick Gray. Then we made scarves at a workshop with Of A Kind and made ourselves at home at […] Read more…

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Three Gifts for a 20-Something

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”?  40-something women share three things 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. Learn how to brag well. Or as an old boss of mine used […] Read more…

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No Worries….What I Know Now

One thing I know now. Worrying doesn’t get you anywhere. Oh the voices in my head worrying what if, why and who —  just taking away my sleep at night or keeping me distracted from doing me. I’ve learned that worrying rarely solves a problem… but it may raise some good questions. So a quick guide: […] Read more…

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