14 09, 2018

Mid-career transition along the arcs of success?

2018-10-26T06:02:41+00:00September 2018|CAREER|

Amagansett (SR, Expressive Age) Have you ever thought about a new career? How would you achieve it? My colleague Victoria Axelrod and I developed SuccessArcs™, a visually online based course designed to assist professional women achieve a career transition or readiness to make a change based on sharing experiences and goals within a group context. Our learning objectives [...]

10 09, 2018

Working longer and starting later: In years

2018-10-26T06:07:26+00:00September 2018|CAREER|

Work is a way to express your interests, skills, and personality, if you're fortunate enough to have found the right fit. Mid and late-career change can be both a crisis and opportunity. As we reach an Expressive Age (50 to 75) re-considering that fit takes much thought, effort, and even planned happenstance. But it's possible. In my professional experience, people [...]

6 09, 2018

What’s in a name? More than you know

2018-10-26T05:54:46+00:00September 2018|EXPRESSIVE INTERESTS|

You hear “What’s in a name?” and you probably think “Shakespeare.” Well, there is a lot in a name and in a world of both personal and corporate brands, it is about identity. Frustrated, if not insulted, by the stereotypes of senior, elder, AARP (as in retired person), baby boomer, I decided to re-brand that identity. I now call myself [...]

3 09, 2018

We are all hypocognates.

2018-10-26T07:33:12+00:00September 2018|EXPRESSIVE INTERESTS|

Admittedly, I didn't know what “hypocognition” meant until reading Unknown Unknowns: The Problem of Hypocognition.  Even though I am trained as a psychologist, the word hasn't come across my radar. Oops! Kaidi Wu and David Dunning write about hypocognition as “the lack of a cognitive or linguistic representation for an object, category, or idea.” We often don’t have a way [...]

2 09, 2018

I brand myself with “Expressive Age”

2018-10-26T07:33:19+00:00September 2018|EXPRESSIVE INTERESTS|

Would you like to be called a “Perennial?” Images of flowers come to mind. No, not for me. Nonetheless, Clare Ansberry is onto something. Her recent Wall Street Journal article “Forget ‘Senior Citizen’ — Aging Baby Boomers Search for a Better Term” is spot on. Clearly, I am not alone in my quest to find a better term. So here's my [...]

1 09, 2018

Welcome to Expressive Age!

2018-10-12T03:40:19+00:00September 2018|EXPRESSIVE INTERESTS|

Expressive Age a time in life, a way to express it You are in the third quarter of life’s journey — approximately 50 to 75 years of age — ready to deepen and shift your focus and energies towards interests and activities that fit your passions, values, and capabilities. You are ready to defy labels and stereotypes that limit your [...]

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