Are you doing what you want or what you “should”?

Have you answered “Well, obviously, I’m doing what I want”? A lot of people do answer like that, automatically… BUT are you sure? Do you really know what you truly want? Most of us think we know, but very often that isn’t the case. As we grow up, we are surrounded by adults, parents, relatives,…

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4 simple tips to stop living by the clock!

“We spend our lives on the run: We get up by the clock, eat and sleep by the clock, get up again, go to work – and then we retire. And what do they give us? …A clock!” Dave Allen Why do we do everything so quickly? Why do we always rush? Think of the…

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From corporate giant to – “Life Begins at… “

You will love reading today’s guest post on ageing and careers by Ian Brodie who been helping some of the world’s leading organisations with their marketing and sales challenges for over 20 years. Ian has been named as one of the Top 50 Global Thought Leaders in Marketing and Sales, “One of Top 25 Global…

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Boost productivity – How? Taking your dog to work!

Radical crusading idea #3: Taking your dog to work! Some very well-known giants support this – Google, Amazon, Facebook, Zynga, Ben & Jerry’s in the USA to name just a few, Next Model Management, Firebox, CTJT in the UK, as well as many other smaller companies. Why do so many companies allow, and even encourage,…

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4 tips for showing long term vision at 50+

Show long-term vision – As well as being innovative you need to show that you are looking forwards for the long term, not just until your own retirement… Join industry, future trends and innovation forums or groups on LinkedIn, particularly international ones. Here you have the opportunity to discuss your own and other people’s ideas.…

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5 tips on How you can Change Ageism Attitudes

You can work on changing attitudes around you – This is more of an ongoing process which needs to be dealt with tactfully and intelligently. By your own behaviour you can already set a good example to change this mindset. Drip feed, at every opportunity, compliments about, and examples of, older people doing something well.…

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5 tips on how to be innovative at any age

What can you do to show that you are still a rising star whatever your age? Try these: Every industry has trade journals/magazines/communities that focus on the latest innovations and developments. Read them and talk about them, at least once a week! Bring up some of these ideas in meetings. Be sure you mention your…

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Become a leader: Create your own Mastermind Group

Radical Idea #3: Mastermind Groups What is a Mastermind Group? Why should you create one? As defined by marketing guru and thought leader, Ian Brodie: “In a traditional mastermind business leaders and entrepreneurs meet to help each other out with advice, challenge, motivation and guidance. Members share their goals, their challenges, their opportunities. And they…

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Innovation Alert: Walking Meetings!

Radical crusading idea #2: Walking Meetings! Yes, you heard me! Walking meetings! This means NOT sitting on your butt on the other side of the table. The advantages of walking meetings are numerous and on several fronts: professional, career, psychological and physical. Starting with professional – you will get better results from the meeting as…

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Develop your skills and be noticed – how? Read…

Radical crusading idea #1: Facilitate an executive development book club! (Please note you need to read the introductory article Be radical; become a crusader! before you go on to the following topic) Book clubs.  Ever heard of them?  People – usually the ‘more mature’ age group – meet at regular intervals and discuss a book…

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