How to Swap Ageism for Age Pride

Ashton Applewhite is on a mission to dismantle ageism: both the discrimination we face and the kind we inflict on ourselves when we internalize negative myths and stereotypes. Sexism and racism no longer get a pass, she points out; isn’t it high time to make...

Why is Good Mentoring Like a Souffle?

Chris Farrell coined the term “Unretirement” with his book of the same title – and he’s spent the past several years profiling people shaking up their encore years in all kinds of ways. This fall, Farrell launched a podcast to bring these stories to life. (I’m...

Living Encore in Stages: A Q&A With Rita Foley

I’ve been following Rita Foley’s career for years — from when she was juggling the corporate life with a board role at Pro Mujer (a Purpose Prize honoree doing groundbreaking microfinance working in Latin America) through her work around popularizing...

Growing your Encore, from “Grit to Great”

Human beings are hard-wired for altruism, say “Grit to Great” authors Robin Koval and Linda Kaplan Thaler. Learn how you can use grit — guts, resilience, initiative and tenacity — to build a great encore career in this Q&A.