Get ready for a cognitive jolt to your assumptions, opening the way to envisioning new alternative futures in the Aging Space for your organization, your community and for yourself as a more confident and highly valued CSA. You will have the opportunity to examine the hottest topic on the minds of leading CSAs and newbies […]
In his book, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, Robert Fulghum offers essential tidbits of wisdom most of us learned as children, including “Share everything. Dont take things that aren’t yours. Put things back where you found them.” In the last decade or so, adults have been revisiting these essential lessons […]
I was reading this article about retirement age, and how it has changed and is changing, and all I could think of was “What difference does it make?” Why, in this day and age, do we even have a “retirement age”? Maybe in the past, a particular age could be associated with a time […]
Articles about the higher rate of divorce among people post-50 seem to appear with some regularity. For example, I came across another one, “Gray divorces rising as more baby boomers opt to end marriages,” with nothing particularly surprising in it, of course. (I doubt it was intended to be a shocking story.) Most of the […]
In a blog post once by Seth Godwin, he makes an excellent point about why we sometimes don’t get very far in our endeavors, even when we are taking action every day. Often out of fear, our actions are either too small, too easy, to get us anywhere, or, out of our impatience, they are […]
Most of us are all too familiar with the statistics on women in business: In Fortune 500 companies, 14% of corporate officers, 17% of boards, about 8% of top earners, and 4% of CEOs are women. I’ve discussed in previous posts some of the reasons for this (e.g., Talking Ourselves out of Success) and the […]
In Monday’s post, I answered one of the most common questions people ask of me: What is a futurist? I also touched on what the phrase Everyday Futurist means. I mentioned that I combine futuring and coaching in all my work, one-on-one, with groups, and in my writing. Which brings me to the second most common question I (and most coaches) get asked: What kind of coach?
One of the most common questions I get asked is, what is a futurist? (And the corollary, of course—what is an Everyday Futurist specifically?) Some people hear the word and think of psychics and crystal balls, but a professional futurist is not a psychic. Futuring involves a set of strategic, scientific, and intuitive skills that anyone can learn to forecast the future, spotting trends and critical shifts in your own life as well as in the world.
Please welcome to The Ageless Beat Blog, Baruch Leifer, who is talking about an amazing top. How to Earn a Decent Income After Retirement. “Old, not obsolete” Who said retirement means you should stop being active? Who said it should be boring? And who said it means less money and a depleting social life? Because […]
In Seth Godin’s blog post, he makes an excellent point about why we sometimes don’t get very far in our endeavors, even when we are taking action every day. Often out of fear, our actions are either too small, too easy, to get us anywhere, or, out of our impatience, they are too big and […]