Join Next Avenue CBus for the Act Three: A Life of Growth, Purpose and Contribution workshop led by executive coaches John Schuster and Patricia Kane on Thursday, September 24.Read More
Wisdom at its worst is lessons learned through trials and tribulations, hopefully to not be repeated as one moves through the remainder of one’s life. Wisdom at its best is lessons learned and remembered through others’ trials and tribulations, escaping the worst of bad situations. ‘It’s easier to get older than it is to get wiser’ the worn plaque on my desk often reminds me. I have definitely gotten older but that hasn’t seemed easy. Have I really gotten wiser without ‘working’ at it?Read More
Barbara Sokol died three years ago, but her legacy lives on. Barbara lived her life as a connector, a woman who was always looking for ways to put people together, just to see what would happen. And when Barbara matched people up, good things always happened. She was my mentor for how to reinvent my life after age fifty, and she never even knew it.Read More
At the age of 80, landscape photographer Laura Gilpin suddenly became famous.
Gilpin worked and lived the majority of her life in Santa Fe, New Mexico. As a girl she met and was encouraged by William Henry Jackson (1843-1942) who photographed the west as the railroad expanded, bringing images of untouched, magnificant landscapes to the folks back east. Jackson’s photographs are heralded as the most important ever made and helped define what we know as the American West.Read More
Mary Catherine Bateson names this time of life the Age of Active Wisdom. She also refers to it as Adulthood II. Bateson, author of Creating a Life Further: The Age of Active Wisdom, invites us to discover what we are really passionate about. Once we do that, she encourages us to use that passion, along with our time, talent, and skills to contribute to a more positive world.Read More
Nicholas Winton-The Power of Good won an International Emmy in 2002. The Columbus Dispatch published an article on July 2, 2015 that describes the heroic actions of a young British man named Nicolas Winton. He was born in London in 1909 to parents of German Jewish decent but raised Christian. He saved 669 Jewish children from Czechoslovakia by transporting them from Prague to BritainRead More
WOSU Public Media and Next Avenue CBus are proud to present Chris Farrell, senior economics contributor for Marketplace, heard on 89.7 NPR News, for a talk and book signing. Farrell will be speaking about his latest publication Unretirement: How Baby Boomers are Changing the Way We Think about Work, Community and the Good Life on June 24.Read More