David Allen has been in an ongoing state of transformation for the past 35 years. As the bestselling author of ‘Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity‘ (GTD) he took a leap four years ago and moved with his wife Kathryn to Amsterdam to start a new chapter. They radically changed how they ran their company and expanded the reach to a global network of trainers … [Read more...] about Part 2: David Allen: Getting Things Done and What’s Next
We have a series running in Forbes about the creation and process we are going through at Next For Me. The latest article asks the question "Is this a movement?" If this is true about our generation: We have reinvented the status quo before We have a foundation in civil rights activism Our idealism has spawned ethical capitalism We believe in the possibility … [Read more...] about Could This Startup Start a Movement?
Women in the music industry who have to grapple with sexism and harassment at the beginning of their careers find themselves facing another insidious threat as they get older: ageism. Singers Madonna, Yoko Ono, Alison Moyet, and Pink each have their own approach to changing perceptions in the industry and with fans. As pop legend Madonna nears 60, Kathleen Hou interviewed … [Read more...] about Women and Age in the Music Industry: Madonna, Yoko, Alison and Pink
Here at Next For Me we think we could all learn a lot with gatherings across the country. We've launched a goal of 100 gatherings this summer. We discuss the future of our 50+ generation - in work, in our communities and our aspirations. So far it's been a great way of connecting with people who are thinking about these things too. Whether you'd just like to join in or if … [Read more...] about Next For Me Events
Earlier this year we posted a series of articles by Dave Perlman, an executive recruiter and career coach, on looking for a job after 50. Now we've assembled the series into a single downloadable PDF document to kickstart your next career search. To download the full guide click here. To read and share the stories one at a time, follow the links below. Part 1: … [Read more...] about Over 50 and Looking for a Job: The Complete Getting Started Guide