Blog

New blogs are published most months. Topics range from transitions to celebrating longevity and work life integration. You can select from the category list or just scroll down to see what interests you.

Better ways to target older consumers

02 Sep 2019

Better ways to target older consumers

The older consumer market is growing rapidly yet little innovation is happening in this sector.

Putting age diversity back in the mix

08 Aug 2019

Putting age diversity back in the mix

When age diversity goes up so does productivity and performance. Yet surveys show age is overlooked in diversity and inclusion strategies.

Rediscover the joy of lifelong learning

14 Jul 2019

Rediscover the joy of lifelong learning

Lifelong learning helps us stay connected with others, opens up more work opportunities and improves our quality of life.

Winning ways to enhance wellbeing

05 Jun 2019

Winning ways to enhance wellbeing

Wellbeing has been getting a lot of attention lately. What can you do to strengthen your own well being?

Mixed age teams for competitive edge

30 May 2019

Mixed age teams for competitive edge

Businesses are missing out on the competitive advantages of a multi generational workforce.

8 transitioning tips towards retirement

31 May 2019

8 transitioning tips towards retirement

Retirement is a transition rather than a destination. Think about where you are heading instead of what you are retiring from.

Fresh insights for mid life workers and employers

20 May 2019

Fresh insights for mid life workers and employers

Listen to my podcast with Niki Gunning on job hunting tips for mid-lifers and better ways for employers to retain midlife workers.

6 tips for perking up productivity

06 May 2019

6 tips for perking up productivity

One of the secrets of sustained productivity is working smarter – not longer - with frequent breaks.

Making meaningful connections

09 Apr 2019

Making meaningful connections

Building meaningful relationships and connections are vital for health, happiness and prosperity at work and in life.

Building a multi generational workforce

18 Mar 2019

Building a multi generational workforce

Age inclusive workplaces which embrace diversity have a competitive edge.

Working on staying engaged

05 Mar 2019

Working on staying engaged

We deserve to be happy and fulfilled at work considering how much time we spend there. But this is not the reality for many.

Real gains from personal coaching

28 Feb 2019

Real gains from personal coaching

Despite the best of intentions sometimes we need a helping hand to bring about the changes we want at work and in life.

Sustainable work - what and why

16 Aug 2018

Sustainable work - what and why

Our working age population is shrinking at the same time as our retirement population is expanding. Talent shortages are on the rise. So employers and workers need to think differently

10 coaching and walking benefits

17 Nov 2018

10 coaching and walking benefits

Ready for a fresh approach to solving sticky business challenges? Does working with a coach while walking sound crazy? Not really - it is a powerful way to stimulate thinking and...

Business confidence down but not yours

16 Aug 2018

Business confidence down but not yours

Be careful what you believe about business confidence. Those beliefs could be holding you back. Business confidence surveys reflect how confident managers are in general about economic prospects.

Age is a concept not a number

30 Oct 2018

Age is a concept not a number

A lot of us are getting older and we are ageing differently. “Advances in medicine and technology are extending the length and quality of our lives. Unfortunately, outdated societal beliefs threaten our ability to enjoy...

Making the most of mature workers

19 Jul 2018

Making the most of mature workers

It’s getting harder to find the right people with the right skills to keep our businesses thriving. The pool of available workers just keeps reducing.

Exploding myths about mature workers

10 May 2018

Exploding myths about mature workers

We need to rethink our attitudes towards retirement and ageing. There are not going to be enough workers to grow our economy unless we adapt to changing demographics and fast.

The freedom years - longer healthier lives

12 Apr 2018

The freedom years - longer healthier lives

On average people are living longer - leading healthier and more productive lives for longer. Many of us can look forward to longer and more active lives than previous generations.

Breakthrough coaching solves work challenges

20 Mar 2018

Breakthrough coaching solves work challenges

Often solutions to the business challenges we face are within our grasp. We just need a bit of help finding them. That's where the right business coach can make a real difference.