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Mentoring, Sondheim style.

Mentoring, Sondheim style.

The stories are coming out of the woodwork. He sent a short note on his letterhead, he signed the Playbill, he came to a local production, he offered to talk on the phone. Some who have these memories are famous – Lynn Nottage, Lin Manuel Miranda, Jonathan Larson --...

Hey boomers: Here’s how to pay it forward on climate change

Hey boomers: Here’s how to pay it forward on climate change

“Your generation caused this whole mess.” Our daughter’s summary of the climate crisis hit me hard. Of course, it wasn’t the first time I’d heard Boomer blame when it came to climate issues. A few years ago, philosopher and gerontologist Rick Moody summed up the...

“All of my new titles have ‘senior’ in them”

“All of my new titles have ‘senior’ in them”

Reflections on feeling less busy, more productive and immensely joyful after moving from a leadership position to an encore career I’ve been a fan of the encore career concept that Encore.org and its founder, Marc Freedman, have done so much to advance, ever since I...

How to thrive in the multigenerational workplace

How to thrive in the multigenerational workplace

  Many conversations about generations at work focus on the inherent challenges -- ageism (which affects both youngers and olders), stereotypes (ok boomer, anyone?), tensions (email vs. text). All that is important and real, but I’m hungry for solutions! Which is...

I want to grow old in a world where I matter

I want to grow old in a world where I matter

Imagine a world where every child could speak weekly to a kind, caring and engaged older adult who is available to listen to them, and provide friendship and support. A world where a thriving community of older adults of every nationality come together with one...

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