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You’re Now Middle Age–Here Are Some Benefits

As we begin a new year, pause for a few moments to take your emotional temperature. Now that you are firmly entrenched in middle age–over 40, 50, perhaps even 60–do you still celebrate being alive and look forward to a joyful and purposeful … Continue reading

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De-Stess the Holidays Before They Arrive

Thanksgiving is upon us and Christmas, Hanukkah & New Year’s will be here before we know it. For all too many, this will be not the “season of joy” but rather “the season of stress.” At middle age, you’ve been … Continue reading

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Managing Seasoned Employees–Advice from a Midlife Perspective

As enterprise leaders from the first wave of Baby Boomers retire, they are being replaced by talented but novice younger managers and executives. In ever increasing numbers, employees too young for wrinkles, bifocals or midlife bulge are being promoted to senior and intermediate leadership … Continue reading

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Here’s Your Formula for a Joyfull and Prosperous Second Half

In your forties or fifties, are you convinced that your best years are behind you? Perhaps you were an outstanding athlete or head cheerleader in high school or college but your early success hasn’t carried over to your adult years. Maybe … Continue reading

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Career Plateau, Kids Grown–What Can I Look Forward To?

At some point in middle age, most of us realize that we no longer are climbing the ladder to success–at least not in conventional terms. Our youngest child is grown and has left home for college, the military or an … Continue reading

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Midlife Battle of the Bulge–Become Friends With Your Scale

As the warmth of spring turns into the heat of summer, we soon will be wearing less and showing off more. It’s much harder to hide those extra pounds gained over the winter without our sweaters and thick winter coats. Will … Continue reading

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When Tragedy Strikes–Midlife Recovery from Loss of a Loved One

Shortly after dinner on December 31, 2006, my wife Gloria and I settled into our family- room couch for a quiet, peaceful New Year’s Eve at home. Both of us were looking forward to a healthy and happy 2007. Only three days … Continue reading

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Retirement Is a Fantasy for Many

A third of the middle class say that social security will be the primary source of income in retirement. It is expected that there will be a sharp increase in that number in the coming years. Brian Graff, the CEO … Continue reading

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‘Shark Tank’ Yourself in Your Career

On the popular TV reality show ‘Shark Tank’ aspiring entrepreneurs pitch business ideas to potential investors. They’re not only marketing their ideas–they are also selling themselves. You may not be an entrepreneur starting up your own business and work for someone … Continue reading

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Begin Planning Now: The 4 Strategies Towards a Brighter Financial Future

Planning for the future is something many people are not really keen about. For many people, procrastination is their habit always saying that they will start saving and planning tomorrow. The most unfortunate part is that the tomorrow comes and … Continue reading

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