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Tips for Adulthood: Five ‘Free Range’ Tips for Growing Your Business

On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. I’ve been meaning to read Marianne...

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Tips for Adulthood: Five Ideas for a Fast-Changing World

Last Thursday, I had the privilege of attending the second annual meeting of The Longevity Forum,...

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My Love-Hate Relationship with Being Busy

I was trying to plan an outing with a friend I’d not seen in a while. But when I looked at my...

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  • Tips for Adulthood: Five ‘Free Range’ Tips for Growing Your Business

    On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. I’ve been meaning to read Marianne Cantwell’s Be a Free Range Human ever since a colleague recommended it to me right before I left my last job. There’s something undeniably seductive about the subtitle of this book – Escape the 9-5, Create a Life You Love, and Still […]

    Posted on November 27, 2019 0 comments
  • Tips for Adulthood: Five Ideas for a Fast-Changing World

    Last Thursday, I had the privilege of attending the second annual meeting of The Longevity Forum, a relatively new player on the UK’s ageing scene. As I noted last year when I attended the inaugural event, The Longevity Forum takes a two-pronged approach to the demographic realities of a globally ageing population. It is, on the […]

    Posted on November 20, 2019 0 comments
  • My Love-Hate Relationship with Being Busy

    I was trying to plan an outing with a friend I’d not seen in a while. But when I looked at my calendar, I realized that my next window wasn’t for another month. “I’m really sorry,” I said. “October is insane. I’m afraid that’s the reality of being a freelancer.” “No it isn’t,” she quipped. […]

    Posted on November 15, 2019 0 comments
  • Why I Hate Pets

    A friend of mine just returned from a four-day international conference in Wales. It wasn’t a gathering of journalism professors (her profession). Nor was it an extended family reunion. It was a global gathering of owners and supporters of – wait for it – Welsh Terriers. Yes, that’s right. One of my closest friends in […]

    Posted on November 12, 2019 0 comments
  • Why Running Your Own Business is Empowering

    I had lunch with a friend the other day. Like me, she launched a new business in her 50’s. Now, she’s launching another one (after taking a year out to recover from cancer.) When I asked her how she was feeling about all of this change in her life, she smiled. “I feel great,” she […]

    Posted on October 29, 2019 0 comments