Books to help you along your journey 50+

Books to help you along your journey 50+ Books are a wonderful way to improve your understanding about how the world is changing. I have read many over the past 15 years as I have tried to understand how longevity and technology are changing the way we need to think about our future. Here would […]

Ten reasons to use a coach 50+

Ten reasons to use a coach 50+ Coaching has become a “buzz” word. The most known are sports and executive coaches, but now the world of coaching has opened with many more types in different areas of life. There are many transitions that we experience between 50 and 65. In a world where we are […]

Uniqueness matters at 50+

Uniqueness matters at 50+ We are all born with unique gifts and talents. As we experience life, we start to build different elements and characteristics that define who we become. Working as a career coach with someone at 50 is very different from working with a young person straight out of school or university. So, […]

The Sandwich generation – caring for our parents

The Sandwich generation – caring for our parents Longevity brings many advantages plus some challenges. Each family will look different, but many are experiencing the gift of their parents living longer than previous generations and some of us still have our children at home when we retire. This trend is causing stress and there are […]

The changing world of retirement living

The changing world of retirement living Longevity gifts us with more years and choices that need to be made around life, work, and family. In our parents’ generation the establishment of “old age” homes and nursing facilities were a choice many made as part of their plan beyond their working life. The next generation, known […]

The benefits of belonging to a membership group

The benefits of belonging to a membership group I have belonged to many groups, clubs and chambers over the years of doing business and life. These umbrella type organisations help us to connect, learn, engage, serve, earn and have fun. How do we the members gain value?  What are the key things we as members […]

Taking care of your employees over 50 during and post Covid-19

Taking care of your employees over 50 during and post Covid-19 We are living through unprecedented times. Within less than two weeks some organisations were forced to start working remotely, others had to close their doors completely. Both supply and demand have shrunk considerably for everyone. The question on everyone’s mind is what will the […]

50 Plus-Skills – A social enterprise for individuals in the longevity economy

Do you want to invest? 50 Plus-Skills – A social enterprise for individuals in the longevity economy 50plus-skills is a social enterprise. You may ask what this means? “Social entrepreneurs are not content just to give a fish or teach how to fish. They will not rest until they have revolutionized the fishing industry.” Bill […]

Retrenched 50Plus- Now what?

Retrenched 50Plus – Now what? There is much talk of early retirement and retrenchment for many staff both from government and large corporations. The first group on this list are those over 55 and close to retirement age. How do you manage this journey and what are your choices? There may be mixed emotions playing […]

Plans for your life. Do you have a Life Portfolio?

Plans for your life. Do you have a Life Portfolio? Over the past 50 years there has been much discussion and education around financial planning. A life skill that should start with parents, throughout the school years and the rest of your life. The design of this education has been around a life where most […]