Chris Farrell from Next Avenue interviewed Next For Me founder Jeff Tidwell after a breakout session at Encore.org's recent conference. On the topic of "Business Entrepreneurs Blending With Social Entrepreneurs" Farrell wrote: Then there’s Jeff Tidwell, 59, who is also a social entrepreneur. The high-tech veteran has worked in Silicon Valley and New York for various digital … [Read more...] about The Encore Career Movement Barrels Into Building Businesses
Have you ever caught up with a friend after years of being apart and everything falls into place and it’s as though no time had passed between you? Nothing feels better than the love and understanding of an old friend. The nature of our friendships is really interesting because they rank after our romantic partners, our parents, and our children. We tend to them when we have … [Read more...] about Finding Freedom in Lifelong Friendships
We are thrilled to be attending Encore.org's 20th Anniversary Summit. Encore has been on the frontline of intergenerational connections through their programs in the US and across the globe. In their words Encore.org is a innovation hub tapping the talent of people 50+ as a force for good. Find your purpose after 50 Stand up and show up for kids Tap encore talent … [Read more...] about 1 million adults 50+ to stand up for — and with — young people today.
We're headed to Washington DC for our first east coast event. Along with partners Silvernest and Stria, we are hosting an evening of conversation about creating awareness of our generation. In Stria's first State of the Longevity Market Survey, readers (who are all professionals working in aging or the longevity market) said that the most important issue for the field to … [Read more...] about A Next For Me Event – Washington, DC – December 12
Ingrid Hart facilitates classes and workshops on midlife renewal. She is the author of “My Year In California ~ A Journey Toward Midlife Renewal.” Here, Hart chronicles her experience in creating a ceremony to mark the transition from one life-stage to the next at one of her workshops. “Give yourselves a big round of applause,” I said to my “Midlife: What’s Next” … [Read more...] about Rites of Passage at Midlife – The Bridging Ceremony
Next For Me is proud to work with leaders in the 50+ entrepreneurial community. We partner with these organizations on our events, research and publishing efforts. To join our network of partners contact jeff @ nextforme.com. We’re proud members of the Encore Network, a coalition of encore leaders and organizations that provides resources, visibility and … [Read more...] about Next For Me: Our Partners
The word dinosaur has so much ill will around it when discussing older workers. It's offensive and implies a lot more than age (think sluggish and simpleminded). The term is off, for sure, but the ideas behind it should be considered. Forbes contributor Robin Ryan wrote recently about the need for Boomer workers to stay current and maintain some flexibility to be a welcome … [Read more...] about The D Word – Workplace Dinosaurs
There was no beating around the bush in a New York Times interview with Senator Diane Feinstein by Adam Nagourney and Inyoung Kang. They asked Feinstein some straightforward questions about age as she is running for what many consider her final term at 85 years old. Q. Do you think President Trump’s attacks on you as doddering are ageist? A. He’ll take anything he can. I … [Read more...] about Is Diane Feinstein Too Old for the Senate? Ask Her.
Gen2Gen is Encore.org’s campaign to mobilize 1 million adults 50+ to stand up for — and with — young people today. By bringing the generations together, Gen2Gen is working to realize the potential of longer lives, the potential of every child, and the power of older and younger generations working side by side for change. Next For Me has joined Encore.org as a … [Read more...] about Working Across Generations with Encore.org
We're working hard to bring you information, resources and events that matter to you. Whether you're looking to start a new career, boost your retirement savings, or simply find a social outlet with others who are looking past 50, we want to make the most of your time with us. As well as finding out the demographic makeup of our readers, we're also looking to understand and … [Read more...] about Take Our Fall Survey
We met Donna Kastner recently. She's the founder of Retirepreneur: We're a collaborative community for forward thinking executives in their 50s and 60s. We're striving for a smooth segue from full-time job to part-time consulting and a more satisfying encore chapter that's designed and lived on our terms. While we're not all executives, there is a rich body of … [Read more...] about Retirepreneur: A Smooth Segue from Full-time Job to Part-time Consulting
It’s time for companies to end the obsession with millennials and hire older workers with skills and expertise In an Opinion piece on MarketWatch Kelly Palmer, the former Chief Learning Officer at LinkedIn, published a manifesto that calls out companies obsessed with youth. A study by Visier Insights found that “Gen Xers in tech are being hired 33% less (and baby boomers 60% … [Read more...] about Briefs: Ending the Obsession with Millennials, Ageism or Profit?, and California Facing the Silver Tsunami
This article was originally published on New Retirement by Kathleen Coxwell. According to a report by NerdWallet, in 2018 84% of people made financial resolutions. If you are among these planners, but haven’t quite achieved your goals, it’s not too late. And, it can even be relatively easy! September, October, November, December… You still have four months to … [Read more...] about 3 Easy Ways to Achieve Your 2018 Financial Resolutions: It’s Not Too Late!
Following is part 3 of an interview Next For Me’s Jeff Tidwell had with John Tarnoff. John came out of the entertainment industry where they ‘eat their young” as he says, and decided to get a degree in psychology and see how he could help people who were looking at reinvention after 50, specifically as it relates to work. He wrote the book “Boomer Reinvention, How to Create … [Read more...] about Your Next Career is “all about the network” – John Tarnoff
We convened our first public event in San Francisco on October 23, 2018. We enjoyed a luxe setting thanks to our partner WowFifty and the amazing team at Werqwise. Along with partners Sivernest, Age Without Borders, and New Retirement we had a fascinating cross section of companies working in what seems to be an exploding "industry." The presentations and guests concisely … [Read more...] about A Next For Me Event – San Francisco
Silicon Valley veteran Karen Wickre is the former Editorial Director at Twitter, where she landed after a decade-long career at Google. An advisor to startups and a lifelong information seeker, she is a member of the Board of Visitors for the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University, and serves on the boards of the International Center for Journalists, the … [Read more...] about Karen Wickre: Taking the Work Out of Networking
Following is part 2 of an interview Next For Me’s Jeff Tidwell had with John Tarnoff. John came out of the entertainment industry where they ‘eat their young” as he says, and decided to get a degree in psychology and see how he could help people who were looking at reinvention after 50, specifically as it relates to work. He wrote the book “Boomer Reinvention, How to Create … [Read more...] about Part 2: How to Create Your Dream Career Over 50 – Author, John Tarnoff
Following is part 1 of an interview Next For Me's Jeff Tidwell had with John Tarnoff. John came out of the entertainment industry where they ‘eat their young” as he says, and decided to get a degree in psychology and see how he could help people who were looking at reinvention after 50, specifically as it relates to work. He wrote the book “Boomer Reinvention, How to Create … [Read more...] about How to Create Your Dream Career Over 50–Author, John Tarnoff
In the great quest to name our generation we've covered those who are still active and accept the term "perennials", but maybe it's not that easy. The word old seems to rub Boomers the wrong way. Many in their 60s and 70s simply don’t consider themselves “old” as they continue to live productive, active lives. Some try to distinguish between young-old and old-old … [Read more...] about A New Stage, Between Working Age and Being Old
Dr. Dawn Graham is the Career Director for Wharton's Executive MBAs, a Licensed Psychologist, former Corporate Recruiter, and Host of the national radio show "Career Talk" on Sirius XM 132. Her weekly podcast provides the best career tips and advice from Dr. Dawn and her expert guests. Whether you're in a job search or want to know how to land a promotion or make more money in … [Read more...] about Career Switchers – Jumpstart Your Search