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Feeling Overwhelmed

Feeling Overwhelmed

The more things change, the more they stay the same." I talk to so many people that tell me they don’t have enough time to do everything that needs to be done. In particular, one person said she had spent the day at an event and thus hadn’t done any work and would...

What might Peter Mansbridge’s encore career be?

What might Peter Mansbridge’s encore career be?

An examination of what comes next for someone at this stage of life Peter Mansbridge announced he will be retiring in Jul 2017 after Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations. Although surprised by his announcement, the first thing that came to mind – there is no way...

The Intergenerational Startup

The Intergenerational Startup

Six reasons why you should start a Company with someone twice—or half—your age This is a guest post by Jennifer Hinkel, partner at McGivney Global Advisors A pile of conventional wisdom exists for how to find a co-founder, what that person should be like, and what the...

Commuting to work – been there, done that!

How many years have you been commuting to work, 5 days a week, month after month? Now that you have retired and have been thinking of starting a business you should consider a home office. On my early morning walks I watch the area come to life. It is a nice time of...

You Can’t Do It Alone – Don’t Even Try!

As we enter into a new phase of our lives it can be stressful and lonely starting a business for the first time. From my research it appears that most of us starting a business later in life have a home office to begin with. Working from home certainly has its...

Mindsets Surrounding Seniorpreneurs

There are more people over the age of 50 starting a business (commonly called seniorpreneurs) than young entrepreneurs, not just in Canada, but around the world. And that doesn’t include seniors who are now working for companies after they’ve retired…

Turning 65 and Loving It!

Today is my 65th birthday which means I’m officially a senior. Quite a milestone everyone says. But to me 65 is only a number and although the bones creak sometimes and it does take longer to get up from a chair, my brain is still energized! People say to me all the time that I have so much energy and my response is always you should have seen me 20 – 30 years ago…