Success On Your Own Terms

  Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. ~ W.Churchill As I shared with you several weeks ago one of the driving forces to my work with those entering into retirement or who are beginning to get ready for it is that...

Old? What’s That Now?

You can’t help getting older but you don’t have to get old. ~ G. Burns Do you remember when you were a kid and thought that 30 was ‘old’? I sure do. I remember thinking that my grandmother, who was likely the very age I am now, was ‘really old’ and my...

The Art of the Bounce

Honesty without kindness, humor, and goodheartedness can be just mean. ~ C. Chordon I’m sure you’re familiar with the saying, “shit happens”? Yep, I cursed. Move on. You know why I used that quote? Because really and truly, awful stuff will happen. It is not that...

The Joy of a Mistake

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes. ~ O. Wilde Come on, ‘fess up ~ you’ve made a mistake or two. Some of them might have even been whopper ones. Painful ones I bet. But guess what? We all make them. We all know the feeling of, “holy toly, I did it that...

Travel Now? Travel Later?

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. ~ St. Augustine Oh, the thrill of travel! It must have been so much cooler when traveling by plane wasn’t about either being charged way too much for comfortable seats or getting squished into the not...