Tag Archives: reinvention

Ask the Old Guy Shares Tips On Bravely Dealing with Change

In a few months, I will be fifty. It’s hard to believe that the kid who used to dance the night away then jump up and go to work the next day is hitting the big 5-0 in a matter of weeks. Being married to someone who recently hit the big 6-0 should have been… Read More »

3 Mind-Blowing Characteristics Anyone Can Develop to Triumph Over Life’s Difficulties Part 3

Money management is the root of most relationship battles and is a skill that we can all learn. People share personal details of their sex lives and all manner of addictions, drug use, and personal matters. People get squeamish about financial chats. I bring this up to let you know, I get you. I get… Read More »

3 Mind-Blowing Characteristics Anyone Can Develop to Triumph Over Life’s Difficulties Part 2

Yesterday, I made the determination that I would have major breakthroughs in every aspect of my life by six in the evening. I had them in my home with my little darlings and my husband. I had them at work in that I didn’t allow the early morning interaction to set the tone for my… Read More »

3 Mind-Blowing Characteristics Anyone Can Develop to Triumph Over Life’s Difficulties

Are you just leaving a problem or heading for another one? Difficulties will always torture you unless you master a few well-kept secrets. In my 20’s and until my early 40’s, much of my existence in the world was flavored with luck and enthusiasm. Whether charming some unsuspecting manager into hiring me or quitting a… Read More »

Ask the Old Guy Speaks to His 20 Something Self

About twenty years ago, I took a huge risk, grew a set of larger-than-normal nuts and decided that I would write and perform characters. Each character, in my opinion, was bright, witty, interesting and had something to say. Each character was also a personality that would have never been given the opportunity to share their… Read More »

Who Else Wants to Hire a 30 Year Old with 50 Years of Experience?

In the book, So Good They Can’t Ignore You, the writer shares a term (that I love) called Career Capital. This means there are folks who have put in their time, earned their stripes and learned “a thang or two about a thang or two”. When you hire an older guy like me or my… Read More »

The Simple Way to Move from Stuck to Being Fulfilled

As you age and try to put together your next steps, it becomes easy to feel disappointed, less than and begin comparing yourself to others. In my personal life, I am now seeing friends, colleagues and ex-classmates surpass me in their career and social visibility. While the adult, grown-up mind in me says, of course,… Read More »

Why reality can’t be trusted

In our world, there is much concern with reality. Reality, in so many situations is concerned with being negative. We can often times accept negativity, the belief that something awful will happen. For many of us, the awful, the dreadful, seems highly more likely. What if we have it completely wrong?