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"The Podcast That Kicks Your Midlife Into Gear!"

E169 Mystery Index Cards

What can you expect? This episode is an odd assortment of big ideas on small index cards. They drive the conversation in this solo episode. I explain what happened to the interview that was scheduled for this week and WHY you are not hearing it today. Instead, you are treated…

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Ageism in Hiring

Fighting Ageism in the Hiring Process

Is this ageism? Have you asked yourself, “What’s going on here?” Let me guess. You have the professional skills, experience, references, and the temperament for a job you’ve applied for and you can’t even get an interview. If by some miracle you do get the interview, you can sense the…

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168 Caregiver to Working Artist with Margaret Byrd

Caregivers need a creative outlet Margaret Byrd, 50, lost her mother to Alzheimer’s disease just eight weeks ago, but as many caregivers of parents suffering from dementia, she says the grieving truly began four years prior, when they received the initial diagnosis. At 46, she was a working single mom…

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167 50 After 50 with Maria Olsen

Midlife transformations are never easy, always worthwhile, but never easy. My guest, Maria Leonard Olsen completely transformed her life, beginning at the age of 49. From the outside, she had it all. She says that she “was F***ing Martha Stewart”, living the Yacht Club lifestyle while raising her two kids…

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