Richard Eisenberg

The 4 C’s to Living Your Best Life

And why the ‘Limitless’ author calls following your passion ‘the world’s worst advice‘ About two decades ago, Laura Gassner Otting was a successful, turbocharged executive recruiter for nonprofits. But, she writes in her new book Limitless, she felt “bored, unsatisfied and empty.” And, she told me in an interview, “I… Read More ›

Stephen White

Practical Job Search Tips for Older Applicants

One of my clients is an older individual who was recently downsized by a major organization.  Being over age 50 and a long-service employee he was concerned about how to compete in today’s job market.  A recent article he read in an established business journal offered quaint advice for older applicants such… Read More ›

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The Importance of Keeping Your Mind & Body in Motion

“You are only as old as you feel” they used to say, and while there is some still truth to this statement, it turns out that it might be more accurate to say, “You are only as old as you think”. Recent studies have indicated that the secret to a… Read More ›

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OMG, I am 76! Insights from 8 Decades on Planet Earth

A lot of people stress out about being 76. They are afraid to tell their age. They think it is the end and that 76 is really, really old. I remember when I thought that also. Today I think that 76 is the time I am really blossoming……A celebration of… Read More ›

Beau Henderson

A 3-Step Path To Getting Unstuck

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was a king condemned to roll a boulder up a steep slope for all eternity. The gods designed this specific punishment because they knew that hard work without the hope of reward or accomplishment would be the worst fate of all to endure. Yet how many… Read More ›

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Why You Must Think BIGGER than a Lifestyle Business

Everybody wants a lifestyle business – doing whatever you want to do, where ever you want to do it, whenever you want to do it, with whomever you want to do it with, all while getting paid. It’s life (and business) beyond the constraints of the cubicle and corporate structure,… Read More ›

You’re Getting Older AND You’re Still Relevant

The picture below is of my Dad—a paid Actor at 73 years of age—doing his thing at Fort Steele. My Dad has always been performing in one way or the other – singing, playing music, telling jokes, and reciting historical passages or Shakespearean soliloquies – whether or not he had… Read More ›

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Learning to Soar

I am reminded today of Richard Bach’s epic work Johnathan Livingston Seagull in which a non-conforming seagull finds happiness, peace and a way to help others by sticking to his commitment to reject conformity and challenge himself to learn the most he can about flight. I think retirement has become a… Read More ›

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10 Ways to Practice Gratitude

As we approach the Holiday season, deepen your gratitude practice with these 10 tips. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house… Read More ›

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Five Ways to Discover What’s Next

“I don’t have much of an imagination, so I can’t imagine life in retirement. What can I do?” This question came from a participant at a recent presentation of mine. She was very successful in her career and was beginning to consider what was next for her. There are many ways… Read More ›