Volunteering your time and energy helps strengthen your community, but it also has important emotional and physical benefits.
With new studies being done, we are finding more and more benefits linked with volunteering, specifically when volunteering after retirement.
According to a study done by the Corporation for National and Community Service, Americans over the age of 60 that volunteered reported lower disability and higher levels of well-being compared to those who did not volunteer. (more…)
You are pondering which type of business to start in retirement, but not sure which type of business makes sense for you. There are so many different types of businesses you can start these days. Where do you even begin?
There’s one key question you must ask yourself when deciding what type of business to pursue, and if you don’t, you’ll end up wasting your time and money. Let’s avoid that mistake all together. Shall we?
Ageism in the workplace is a serious issue that can damage your chance of finding a job or moving up the corporate ladder. Ideally, advancing in age should be considered a beautiful thing, a telling testament of long years of acquiring knowledge and experience. Yet, if a hiring manager passed you by simply because you were too old, or opted to give the promotion you deserved to someone younger, but far less experienced – you, may be an unfortunate victim of this insidious form of discrimination. (more…)
My wife is from eastern Nebraska also known as the cornhusker state. Traveling thru eastern Nebraska, just about all you can see is corn and more corn. The lack of visual diversity often causes abstract thoughts to dominate my self-talk as the miles click by. During a trip one summer, I realized that an ear of corn can teach us much about a critical characteristic of an entrepreneurial mindset. (more…)
The gig economy is big and growing. It’s projected to have double digit growth over the next five years. And we’re not talking small numbers. The customer revenue generated through this sourcing channel is anticipated to expand from $204B in 2018 to $455B by 2023. That’s no tiny growth curve.
What is interesting is that these type of hiring practices really aren’t that new. (more…)