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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Bonsai

The Art of Bonsai and The Runaway Bride

“I was at first very tempted to just shut down and Bonsai myself- keeping myself emotionally protected from love.” Karen Salmansohn, best selling author of Prince Harming Syndrome On occasion, does a choice of words just strike you? In reading Karen Salmansohn’s book, Prince Harming Syndrome, about choosing better men, the above quote hit…

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Making Midlife Easier

Making Midlife Easier: Five Powerful Phrases To Lean On

Making Midlife Easier: Five Powerful Phrases To Lean On Midlife can be tough. So, let’s make it easier. I consistently hear from my Experience 50 Podcast listeners that they never expected this stage of life to be so exciting or so challenging. Some don’t even recognize their feelings, can’t even…

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Garbage Bag Suitcase

Book Review: Garbage Bag Suitcase, A Memoir by Shenandoah Chefalo

March 13, 2016…  Full disclosure: I know the author, Shenandoah Chefalo. We live in the same city in Northern Michigan, I know her husband, we have many mutual friends, and I like her. I like her a lot, even though when we first really talked to each other she warned…

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