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  • Boomers Are Reinventing Retirement — & You Can, Too

    Encore.org founder Marc Freedman says that aging boomers are inventing a new phase of work, and it’s one of the most significant trends of the 21st century. Instead of fading into the sunset to enjoy piña coladas by the pool, they’re choosing to stay active and pursue second careers. “We need to create a new stage between the end of the middle years...

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  • Lessons Learned from Strong Leaders

    It’s great when business leaders join forces to share lessons from their journey to success. Recently, I was honored once again to be part of the Women’s Leadership Forum, hosted by Gerstein Fisher. On September 15th, I joined Linda Rabbitt, CEO of rand construction; Geri Krauss, owner of Krauss, PLLC, and; Cathy Choi, president of Bulbrite Industries t...

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  • Flexibility and Control: The Wisdom of Innovative Workplaces

      Yoga, as a meditative practice and physical exercise, is well known for its health benefits, particularly for reducing stress, and improving strength and flexibility. It benefits people of all ages, from infants to seniors, and its insight isn’t relegated to the gym or yoga studio. Yoga is showing working America a wisdom that innovative professio...

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  • Wahves, Take a Bow: It’s National Employ Older Workers Week

    A lot has changed since the 1950s when the Eisenhower administration first proclaimed National Employ Older Workers Week. Conceived as an effort to promote retraining of older workers, the week is a timely reminder of demographic changes that make wahves an attractive and vital part of our workforce. According to the Department of Labor (DOL), National Em...

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  • Retirement: Is It Really the Endgame?

    Several years ago I tried retirement. It didn’t stick, and I guess I am not alone. Twenty-five years ago only about one worker in 10 planned to stay in the workforce beyond age 65. Today, that number has risen to over 50%. According to the 16th Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey, 82% of 60-somethings expect to or are already working past age 65. For m...

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