Archive of ‘Career & Finance’ category

40:20 Profile: Athletic Retailer COO on Dreaming Big, Being Cheeky, and Not Selling Herself Short

By Emily Betz, 40:20 Vision Ambassador I’m delighted to share Melissa Greenwell’s career journey and goal to create gender balance at the table. With over 20 years as a C-suite executive, Melissa is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Finish Line, a national athletic retailer. Prior to moving into operations, Melissa served […] Read more…

40:20 Profile: Fashion Founder On Breaking Boundaries and Being Feminine & Bold

By Mica Walsh   Today I’m sharing an interview with Heidy Rehman, founder of Rose & Willard, the British womenswear brand, whose name means Feminine and Bold. In her recent Confidence campaign, Heidy features models of various backgrounds and ages, posing confidently in an office setting. In this Q&A profile, Heidy shares why she believes positive […] Read more…

What I Wish I Knew Then…Finding My Path

          Three fulfilled career woman share their what I wish I knew then moment on finding their path in their twenties. Resist the path of least resistance. Stand your ground on what you don’t want to do After college I remember worrying that I should know what I want to do. […] Read more…

How Law School Took Me To The Next Level Of My Film Career

How Law School Took Me To The Next Level Of My Film Career  By Mica Walsh, 4020 Vision Ambassador Today I’m sharing an interview with Lara Stolman, an attorney and award-winning documentary producer. Her latest film, Swim Team, is about a competitive team of teenagers with autism and their quest for inclusion and independence. The film’s […] Read more…

A No Is Not Forever: How To Not Take It Personally

You are going to hear NO hundreds of times, so you have to listen to what you hear through that filter. You can’t take every single “no,” personally. Sometimes it comes from a bias from someone else’s side. Sometimes it’s not a valid point. Everyone has different opinions on things. Maybe it is a valid […] Read more…

3 Women On How They Command The Table

A few weeks ago I shared one financial exec’s advice to speak up. She encourages up-and-coming women to elbow their way into the conversations in her male skewed industry. It’s important. You can’t wait for the right time and right place. You have to make it happen. Here, three women share their tried and tested ways […] Read more…

Make Sure It Is Your Dream

A fave 40:20 theme reprised…on dreams and making them your own. ~ I teach and mentor young women in the performing arts and the funny thing is that I have talked a few women out of this dream because I can tell it is not their dream. I can tell when there is the feeling that it […] Read more…

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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