Our generation is blessed with a gift, and his name is Seth Godin. Seth's insights are concise, thoughtful, and irreplicable. To read, watch or listen to him is to have your life changed each time. Enjoy this instalment of Midlife Mentors, and Seth's original perspective on midlife.
Master your Time, your Money and your Life
THE MIDLIFE TRIBE BLOG
In the absence of role models, it becomes our job to instil belief in ourselves. Indeed, even with the benefit of mentors and role models, we have to reinforce our self-belief almost daily to counter the negative messaging we see all around us. But what level of belief do we need?
Ken Fife is one of my most trusted & revered mentors. Through countless challenges and personal upheavals, Ken has been a voice of reason and a fine example to model. He personifies everything it means to be a good man, and after starting over, he's built a life of adventure many over-70's (indeed anyone) would envy.
Finding the right career or business is a delicate balance between passion, skills, leverage and opportunities. But what about 'environment'? HOW do you want to work - from home, from an office, with people, or on your own? This 6-step guide will help you through the maze.
Corbett is a man I respect as much for his piercing intellect as his pragmatic wisdom. He's one of the first people I discovered almost 3 years ago when I scrambled out of the abyss otherwise known as my midlife crisis. It's my pleasure to showcase his thoughts on midlife for the first instalment of Midlife Mentors.
Everything we need to live a fulfilling life is available online, and most of it is free. But because there's SO MUCH information, it's hard to know what comes first, what comes fifth, and what we can ignore. That's why I've decided to turn pro and teach you how to work from home.
Investing in midlife is already a drag, so ethical (sustainable) investing can feel like a bridge too far. After all, what about the returns? Listen in on my conversation with author and ex-UN adviser, Marc de Sousa Shields, and learn how to get rich through sustainable investing.
“You'll be exactly the same person five years from now except for two things: the people you meet and the books you read.” Once you recognise the power of others to influence your life, you get good at controlling what you consume and who you surrender to.
We hear about win-win relationships in business all the time. Many of us practice it on a daily basis. We solve our clients' problems. We root for their success. So why not with our spouse? Why don't we treat our spouse like a client?
A few days ago, I received a big punch in the face, and once again, old feelings resurfaced. It's not as life-threatening this time around, but it's just as unsettling. It's that nausea you feel when you're hovering over a toilet bowl...
Whether you're a 16-year-old girl, a 39-year-old executive or a 62-year-old divorcee, it's your most persistent question. What is the meaning of life? This is my list of 9 tenets that describe - for me, at least - the meaning of life.
We can't know everything in advance. We don't know how things will work out. However, it's the decisions you make – the things you say ‘yes‘ to and ‘no‘ to that determine the quality of your time on this planet.