I’ve talked before about presence, what it is and why it’s important to develop, (see “Unwrapping Your Presence”). The first steps in developing this presence are asking the right questions, then opening yourself up to listening to the answers from the visionary voice inside you. These answers (or more and better questions) might come from within, […]
Have you DESIGNED your BOOMER Future?
In 2017 surveys showed a large majority of Boomers planning to continue working past retirement age, some by necessity and some by design. But now we can see signs of economic recovery with over 50 percent of Boomers born in 1946 saying they are now fully retired. Does this mean that Boomers are headed for […]
Throwback Thursday: Hippies and Hipsters
Have you seen the newest “rebel” for the rising generation. They are known as hipsters. From what I can tell they are those that are bearded (at least the men), don’t follow conventional fashion and ideas, and choose a more luscious and rewarding lifestyle based on their own compass. When looking at a hipster and […]
Professionals Who Matter
The world around us is changing rapidly, although anyone who has been around a while on this planet recognizes that in one way or another, discontinuous change is the status quo. What really matters is what that change is made of and how much of a role we play in shaping it. Futurists, coaches, sustainability […]
Seeds of a Conference: Wisdom on Aging
At my last PAC conference I had the privilege of meeting a new audience of professionals in the field of aging, all convening on the East Coast in beautiful Sarasota. I am delighted to have had the opportunity to introduce my newest work on the narratives—the real stories and conversations—upon which we can evolve and […]
Restoring and Restorying Positive Aging
My destiny has been to stand on the shoulders of and along with others in spreading the truth about our future and sounding the call for planning strategically to meet the challenges and needs of this enormous demographic group and the echo effects on our emerging intergenerational workplace, our future economies, our very way of life, […]
The Birth of an Aging Positive Movement
As a professional futurist and transformational certified gerontologist, I’ve been tracking positive aging on the age beat for decades. The field chose me long before I realized it. It’s been a long deep dive and a challenging open-ended solo journey, applying foresight to our shifting demographics as we traverse discontinuous changing times. All the while, I’ve […]
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