Archive of ‘Career & Finance’ category

Disrupt Yourself: A 40:20 Perspective from 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 ahead start her with a two part discussion. Aside from being […] Read more…

Show Up And Show Your True Self

I realize that it is okay to show your true self.  I was afraid to show my personality in my twenties. I was buttoned up, got the job done professional. But I was a fun, spunky woman. I don’t think it would have hurt to let my sense of humor show a bit more. Now […] Read more…

First Job Wisdom

Career is always a hot topic here. Today I’m sharing this article that Glynnis MacNichol wrote for Elle Magazine on 1st Job advice. The article includes a fantasitic collection of advice from the women of The Li.st, a visibility platform for “awesome women who are serious about business.”  With women hailing from industries ranging from tech, […] Read more…

Where Hiding From Fear Gets You

It’s natural to be afraid but don’t let that fear force you into some hiding out place. I think that happens a lot. I think I did it a lot. Whether it is fear of being alone or fear of not dong a good job at work….there are a lot of places to hide. I […] Read more…

You Can Start Late and Reset

Yesterday we launched our 40 Women to Watch Over 40 List. Whitney Johnson, a former award-winning Wall Street analyst and author of Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work, and I started this list in 2013 to inspire women over 40 who have more in front of them than behind them to persist while […] Read more…

Get Strategic About Your Networking

Networking can be intimidating, an energy drain or ….extremely productive. Some 40-something and 20-something tips on how to make it easier. When I go to networking events, what I found is that if I go early, there are so few people that I can get in a meaningful conversation. There are the events where you […] Read more…

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