I often say that most of us have the potential to do 95 percent of our best work in the last 5 percent of our lives. As we age, we become well poised to offer a range of perspectives and skills, which can only come with time and experience. This is true throughout our lives […]
All over the world, people are working past the usual retirement ages. In some cases, this is due to the minimum age rising, and in others, people need or want the income, the security. But, as I’ve discussed before, many people are continuing to work because they want to, because being 65, 70, 80, even 90 is not the same today as it once was. The idea of retiring at 65 today often feels as foreign as it would feel to a 45-year-old.
With more people living longer, active lives, we are at a historical crossroads in which the demographics of business environments are shifting. It’s time to drop the narrative that persists about Boomers vs. Millennials battling over jobs, being on different planes or coming from opposing perspectives. It’s time to undergo the complex transformations necessary […]
This may come as a shocker to some in our youth-centric culture, but we are all aging. And, as authors Jane Giddan and Ellen Cole mention in their recent Huff/Post 50 article, “Ageism: The Thorn in the Side of Women In Their 70s” (huffingtonpost.com/jane-giddan-and-ellen-cole), “…we all know that aging is, indeed, the only way […]