When is it Time to Make a Change?

November 27, 2012 in Personal Growth, Your Business Help

When is it Time to Make a Change? By Michael Angier I’ve been thinking a lot about change lately. Here in Vermont, fall is in the air, the Canadian Geese are returning, and the days are getting shorter. At the same time, there have been some significant changes in my life. My oldest daughter was […]

Ten Ways You Can Adapt in a Challenging Economy

November 27, 2012 in Personal Growth, Your Business Help

Ten Ways You Can Adapt in a Challenging Economy By Michael Angier Here are some ideas on adjustments you can make to keep business up in a down economy. And they work in an up economy as well. 1. Focus on Relationship – Build stronger relationships with your customers. Find ways to help them. Tap […]

Business is All About Relationship

November 27, 2012 in Personal Growth, Your Business Help

Business is All About Relationship By Michael Angier I live in a small metropolitan area with only about 110,000 people. And it seems even smaller than that. I’ve been doing business in this community for over 20 years. I’ve worked in non-profits, sales, publishing, printing, construction and now Internet publishing. Very little of my business […]

Do You Feel Alone in Your Business?

November 27, 2012 in Personal Growth, Your Business Help

Do You Feel Alone in Your Business? By Michael Angier I had a great strategy session with one of our members last week. “Bob” was unclear as to where to focus his efforts. He had a passion for one thing, an interest in another and lots of experience and expertise in yet another area. He […]

Do Your Goals Have Enough Gravity?

November 27, 2012 in Personal Growth, Your Business Help

Do Your Goals Have Enough Gravity? Big goals are not only more fun and exciting; they carry more weight than small ones. Ambitious, serious, “weighty goals” have attraction power. They attract others into the process and magnetize ideas and resources. Big goals pull you along. They pull you through the difficult times and help you […]

Make It a R-E-A-L Holiday Season

November 27, 2012 in Personal Growth

Make it a R-E-A-L Holiday Season As I write these lines, the calendar tells me there are just a few days left in this year. Can that be true? It’s time again to reflect on the challenges and successes of 2005 and think ahead to 2006. We’ve all heard the saying, “Time flies when you’re […]

I finally reached the time of life when I thought I would have time to do all the things I put off when I had to work every day. But now I don’t feel like doing them. Any advice?

October 24, 2012 in ASK A QUESTION

Aging issues often catch us by surprise. Consider these questions: I finally reached the time of life when I thought I would have time to do all the things I put off when I had to work every day. But now I don’t feel like doing them. Any advice? What do you do when your […]

How do you feel about using retirement savings to start up a new business, especially when it’s a business I always wanted to try? Until relatively recently, the technology just wasn’t available to do it. I am 62 years old.

October 24, 2012 in Uncategorized

How do you feel about using retirement savings to start up a new business, especially when it’s a business I always wanted to try? Until relatively recently, the technology just wasn’t available to do it. I am 62 years old. If you’re looking for a yes or no on this one, I won’t be of […]

Hey Jim – How did Over60Exchange get started?

October 24, 2012 in Uncategorized

The question this week is a departure from our regular format, but it might be interesting to those of you who have been reading this column. Hey Jim – how did Over60Exchange get started? In 2007, Bob Brewster, the founder of Over60Exchange, had an idea. He saw people over the age of 60, (that age […]

AGE & JOBS

October 23, 2012 in Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Can you teach an old dog new tricks? Are new tricks even necessary? Maybe the old repertoire is sufficient to bring happiness to a veteran dog. Consider these questions, all from men in the building trades: QUESTIONS – I’ve worked for contractors all my life. Now they say I’m too old. No one wants to […]

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