Whether you’re just establishing your voice or looking for new ways to reach more people, there are lots of ways to broaden your impact and influence the national conversation at the intersection of aging, longevity, intergenerational connection, and social justice.

These resources will get you started.

Up Your Game in Thought Leadership. This recorded webinar features Marci Alboher, Encore.org VP and author of the Encore Career Handbook, and Sarah McKinney Gibson, Encore.org storytelling and media specialist, for a practical conversation about 14 concrete ways to take your thought leadership to the next level. [1 hour]

Follow along with the webinar by downloading the slides from the presentation.

Present your ideas in your community: browse TEDx events here.

Learn how to publish articles on LinkedIn here (ideal for sharing professional content with your existing network).

Learn how to post articles on Medium here.

Check out the OpEd Project’s basics and pitching guidelines.

Find submission guidelines for the publications you want to write for, like this one from Fast Company.

Consider writing a letter to the editor and follow the published guidelines (e.g., NYTimes).

Check out this Letter to the Editor tool from M+R.

LinkedIn Learning (which acquired Lynda.com) is a great place for online classes. As an example, check out Marci Alboher’s course on encore careers and then browse by topic.

This compilation of useful resources related to aging/longevity/intergenerational issues may come in handy when you want to ground your ideas in data and research.

Download this guide on how to build your branding using social media (created with boomers in mind, but handy for anyone who is new-ish to social media).

Have you found other resources helpful? Send us a note at [email protected], and we’ll add to this list!

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