When Did We Get So Old?
JOHNATHAN RODGERS, who is 68, knew that it was time to step down as president and chief executive of the cable channel TV One when he looked around the conference table. “I had almost always been the youngest through most of my career,” says the former media executive. “Now I was the oldest, and it caused great discomfort.”Read the full article
July 15, 2014
Second Blooming:Closure on Grief? Never.
“This isn’t a good time for us to be apart,” I said to my husband, laying a hand gently on his cheek. Only my sister’s hospitalization could make me leave him on this sad anniversary. “It happened so long ago, but it still feels like yesterday.” “Yes,” Flack agreed, and we held each other, lamenting our loss yet again. A young man across the way smiled at our tenderness; he couldn’t see the pain.Read more...
June 12, 2014
Living Life on Purpose
At the heart, the concept of discovering your encore boils down to one thing, finding your purpose. By Bevan Rogel, Encore Tampa BayRead more...
May 15, 2014
Second Blooming: Love
There he was, at the front entrance, welcoming people to the nonprofit fundraising event. Tall, trim, handsome, a leader in the community, a man I’d known and admired for more than a decade. After chatting with him a bit, I suddenly blurted out, “I love you,” and hurried away, totally embarrassed. What possessed you to do that? I chided myself. What’ll he think of you, that you’re a nut case? Or hot on his trail? Then I thought, I sure hope he knows about the different kinds of love, or I’m in trouble!Read more...
March 1, 2014
Second Blooming: A Resolution that Works!
“Darn it! Where is that stuff I put together on resolutions? I just used it at Toastmasters last Friday, so where on earth did I put it?” I muttered to myself in frustration. After fumbling through several stacks of papers for ten minutes, I finally uncovered what I needed. By then, I was grumpy and mad at myself for wasting time because I go through this ridiculous routine way too often.Read more...