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06 Jul 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic is a wake-up call to be prepared for major disruptions, other than those precipitated by pandemics.
30 Jun 2020
Coming home feels pretty good after you’ve lost your way a few times. Finally reaching your destination is so much sweeter when you’ve overcome setbacks along the way. My latest transition began with a relocation.
18 Jun 2020
Successful transitions involve endings, a neutral zone and new beginnings. Radical new beginnings start with endings. Sometimes there is no clear path ahead.
04 Jun 2020
It's a challenging time to be looking for work. More workers are competing for jobs as companies struggle for survival during Covid-19. Here are ten tips for job hunters.
04 Jun 2020
Being made redundant in mid-life is not easy. Too often we hear of older workers missing out on jobs they are well equipped for. But redundancy can create new opportunities.
02 Jun 2020
You’re never too late to live your dream. A dream came true for Lauren Kitts at age 60 when she opened her sculpture garden.
25 May 2020
What does being a BBBS mentor mean to me? Giving back, acceptance, growing together, fun and friendship, being valued.
06 May 2020
A global pandemic has been a wake up call on how we cope with major changes and transitions. Here are some transition tips for those facing significant challenges.
29 Apr 2020
Five weeks of lockdown under Covid-19 have brought some unexpected benefits but may also lead to unintended consequences.
09 Apr 2020
The shock arrival of Covid-19 is like a multiple car pile up with ripple effects. The difference is the global scale and speed of this pandemic. The loss of freedom under lockdown is dramatic but there are some upsides. Now is the time to dive deeper.
02 Apr 2020
Going forward from the emergency management responses to Covid-19 pandemic we need risk management and here's why.
26 Mar 2020
Life seems calmer and people seem kinder with the Covid-19 total shutdown. Staying productive and finding time for reflection is not easy with so much going on. Now is the right time to reflect on what is most important for our new normal.
06 Mar 2020
Many local authorities have declared climate emergencies and made climate change response declarations that focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. They are missing the point.
27 Feb 2020
Are you missing opportunities when managing risks? Thriving organisations combine managing threats and opportunities. Too often managing risks is reacting to threats. We can do much better.
18 Feb 2020
Fear of messing up (FOMU) can strike at any time, no matter how experienced we are. Wanting to be better and do better is part of our human condition. But fear of failure can freeze us out of taking action.
05 Feb 2020
Major disruptions can stop, or drastically affect, business continuing. We need to be smarter about preparing for major disruptions, global and local.
23 Jan 2020
Every procurement decision involves some uncertainties - threats and opportunities - for you as the buyer and for your supplier.
19 Dec 2019
Sounds simple doesn't it? Maybe not. We have lost count of the number of times we are called in to help when risks are seemingly out of control.
09 Nov 2019
Longevity is bringing into sharp focus our changing demographic landscape as we look towards a future with more people aged over 65 than under 15 years.
21 Oct 2019
Relocating to a new place brings challenges and opportunities. Making new friends can be exciting and daunting in equal measure.
01 Oct 2019
Businesses that embrace age diversity and inclusiveness are more likely to succeed with a more stable and high performing workforce.
14 Jul 2019
Lifelong learning helps us stay connected with others, opens up more work opportunities and improves our quality of life.
05 Jun 2019
Wellbeing has been getting a lot of attention lately. What can you do to strengthen your own well being?
31 May 2019
Retirement is a transition rather than a destination. Think about where you are heading instead of what you are retiring from.
20 May 2019
Listen to my podcast with Niki Gunning on job hunting tips for mid-lifers and better ways for employers to retain midlife workers.