Laid Off After 20 Years? Time to Reinvent Yourself.

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How often do we hear this: it’s a tough economy. We all feel this reality and it seems that employees who are 50+ have been hit particularly hard. Of course, this doesn’t ignore the thousands of others who are having a tough time but the 50+ group have some unique problems. While many statistics will


Ambition, Resilience and Starting Over

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I came across Judy Elder’s 2002 speech. It is saved in a special folder on my hard drive called Meaningful Stuff.  I dig this gem out every now and then and am always re-inspired by it.  Judy Elder was the General Manager of Microsoft in 2002 and passed away suddenly at age 47.  I regret