NEW WEEKLY RESOURCE LINKS! (WEEK OF 11/26)
BUILDING A SECOND ACT: WHAT ARE YOUR QUESTIONS?
When you were 10, how did you answer the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” How has your answers changed with each decade? What’s your answer now that you are 50, 60, 70, or even older?
LET’S END AGEISM
It’s not the passage of time that makes it so hard to get older. It’s ageism, a prejudice that pits us against our future selves — and each other. Ashton Applewhite urges us to dismantle the dread and mobilize against the last socially acceptable prejudice. “Aging is not a problem to be fixed or a disease to be cured,” she says. “It is a natural, powerful, lifelong process that unites us all.”
3 LESSONS FROM RECENT BIG BRAND FAILS
It’s never been easier to build a brand. Right now with a little effort you can build a following on Instagram or Shopify, start selling stuff and create a nice small business for yourself. But, if you want to move things to the next level and become a real enterprise, you need to learn to market like the big guys.
A MORE FLUID MULTI-STAGE LIFE
Deb Gaut, from Boomalally.com, discusses chapter 3 of Chip Conley’s Book Wisdom@Work: A more fluid multi-stage life. Because life gets faster and longer at the same time.