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How To Brand Yourself in a Changed World with Wendy Marx

Author, speaker, reinvention coach, and branding expert Wendy Marx will describe how to brand yourself in a changing world. The world has changed and you need to also —whether you want to work part-time, volunteer, or start a new career. Marx will explain how you can take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity to show your value and how you can help.

In this program, you will discover:

  • The 5 key personal branding strategies
  • How to become a director of your life, not a passive onlooker
  • Other tips to engage people, find more meaning and purpose
  • Insights from her new book, Thriving at 50+: The 7 Principles to Reinvent and Rebrand Yourself

All the details of our upcoming call are below:

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020

Time: 12:00 noon Eastern (9:00 AM Pacific, 10 AM Mountain, 11 AM Central, and 6 AM Hawaiian)

Topic: How To Brand Yourself in a Changed World

Author, speaker, reinvention coach, and branding expert Wendy Marx, MSW, MBA

About Wendy Marx

Wendy Marx is a marketing and branding authority sought after for her ability to turn virtually unknown people into brands of distinction. As founder and president of Thriving at 50+, her proprietary coaching program is designed to help Baby Boomers discover their point of differentiation, then rebrand and retool themselves toward a more rewarding “Second Act.” Drawing on Wendy’s over 30 year’s experience in marketing, journalism, public relations, and counseling— her programs provide a unique mix of marketing and PR savvy blended with psychological wisdom. She will take you from a stage of uncertainty to assuredness, confidence, and success.

Wendy holds an MSW, MS in journalism, and an MBA in marketing. Her articles have appeared in Fast Company, Inc., job-hunt.org, Advertising Age, The New York Times, and others. She is the author of Thriving at 50+: The 7 Principles to Rebrand and Reinvent Yourself.

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Life Planning, Mindfulness, and a Golden Civilization with George Kinder

Author, speaker, meditation teacher, and father of the Financial Life Planning movement in financial advice, George Kinder, will describe how Life Planning delivers an exhilarating and meaningful experience for the client. Kinder will briefly discuss Life Planning’s five-phase EVOKE® methodology, based in mindfulness, that utilizes deep listening and communication skills to uncover clients’ dreams of freedom and then delivers them.

He will share the evolution of his Life Planning work, as described in his latest book, A Golden Civilization & the Map of Mindfulness, and how it is now being used by groups globally to rethink civilization through an interactive visioning strategy that goes beyond the self or even the larger community but considers the entirety of civilization and empowers leaders to develop the world they want to live in right now.

In this program, whether you’re a client or a life planner, you’ll discover:

  • The inner listening/mindfulness skills required for mastery of important conversations and the significance of great listening for successful client engagement.
  • The efficacy of the Life Planning model when working with groups to vision and deliver outcomes.

All the details of our upcoming call are below:

Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Time: 12:00 noon Eastern (9:00 am Pacific, 10 AM Mountain, 11 AM Central, and 6 AM Hawaiian)

Topic: Life Planning, Mindfulness, and a Golden Civilization

George Kinder, Kinder Institute of Life Planning. Internationally recognized as the father of the Financial Life Planning movement

About George Kinder

Internationally recognized as the father of the Financial Life Planning movement, the Harvard-educated George Kinder revolutionized financial advice for over 30 years by training over 3,000 professionals in 30 countries in the field of Financial Life Planning. He founded the Kinder Institute of Life Planning in 2003 after 30 years as a practicing financial planner and tax advisor.

His three books on money are considered by many to be the seminal works in the burgeoning field of Financial Life Planning. He has written a book on mindfulness, Transforming Suffering into Wisdom, and his latest book, A Golden Civilization & the Map of Mindfulness, challenges the basic concepts of economics, our understanding of democracy, of space-time, and our own hearts. His objective is to bring greater levels of Freedom everywhere.

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What Retirees Want: A Holistic View of Life’s Third Age with Dr. Ken Dychtwald

Thanks to extraordinary medical, demographic, and economic shifts, most of us will live unprecedentedly long lives. Consequently, the world is witnessing a powerful new version of retirement—the Third Age—driven by the power and needs of the massive Baby Boomer generation. Consumers over 50 now account for more than half of all spending and control more than 70% of the country’s net worth.

How will work, family, health, leisure, money, success, purpose, and retirement be transformed in the years ahead to accommodate two billion people over the age of 60 worldwide?

In this program, you’ll discover how individuals and businesses can best prepare to thrive in a new era—where the needs and demands of third agers will set the lifestyle, health, social, marketplace, and political priorities of generations to come.

All the details of our upcoming call are below:

Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Time: 12:00 noon Eastern (9:00 am Pacific, 10 AM Mountain, 11 AM Central, and 6 AM Hawaiian)

Topic: What Retirees Want: A Holistic View of Life’s Third Age

Speaker: Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D., a pioneer in the aging field and a gerontologist, psychologist educator, lecturer, consultant, entrepreneur, and expert on aging-related issues

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About Ken Dychtwald

Over the past 40+ years, Dr. Ken Dychtwald has emerged as North America’s foremost visionary and original thinker regarding the lifestyle, marketing, health care, economic, and workforce implications of the age wave.

Ken is a psychologist, gerontologist, and best-selling author of 17 books on aging-related issues, including his latest book with Robert Morison, What Retirees Want: A Holistic View of Life’s Third Age. He was the executive producer and host of the highly-rated/acclaimed 2007 PBS documentary, The Boomer Century: 1946-2046, which aired over 2,000 times on PBS stations nationwide.

Since 1986, Ken has been the Founder and CEO of Age Wave, a firm created to guide companies and government groups in product/service development for boomers and mature adults. His client list has included over half the Fortune 500 companies. Ken has twice received the distinguished American Society on Aging Award for outstanding national leadership, and American Demographics honored him as the single most influential marketer to baby boomers over the past quarter-century. Ken and his wife, Maddy, recently received the Esalen Prize for their outstanding contributions to advancing the human potential of aging men and women worldwide. In 2018 he was awarded the Inspire Award from the International Council on Active Aging for his exceptional and lasting contributions to the active-aging industry and for his efforts to make a difference in the lives of older adults globally.

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How to Make Your Older Years the Best Time of Your Life with Mark and Lucy Rose Fischer

Picture the freedom to do whatever you want to do. Plus, you have the largest resources of your life to accomplish them – more money and time, your experience, skills, and knowledge. Does this type of retirement excite you, but you’re not sure how to create it for yourself? Are you asking: When can I cut back on work? Will my money last? What can I do to stay healthy? What will I do with my time?

In this program, you’ll discover the opportunities and challenges of this time of life, with insights and information on transitioning into retirement, as well as Lucy’s ALIVE model to help you live more creatively.

All the details of our upcoming call are below:

Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Time: 12:00 noon Eastern (9:00 AM Pacific, 10 AM Mountain, 11 AM Central, and 6 AM Hawaiian)

Topic: How to Make Your Older Years the Best Time of Your Life

Speakers: Husband and wife team, Mark Fischer, CFP, MBA, Ph.D., author, and Lucy Rose Fischer, Ph.D., gerontologist and award-winning author and artist

About Marc Fischer

Mark S. Fischer, CFP, MBA, PhD, is a retirement coach and the author of Serious About Retiring (2019). Mark had a twenty-year career as a scientist and a thirty-year career as a financial planner. He biked the entire length of the Mississippi in his 60s and started playing cello at age 73.

About Lucy Rose Fischer

Lucy Rose Fischer, PhD, is an award-winning author, artist, and social scientist. She has published six books. Her most recent books are: The Journalist (August 2020), Grow Old With Me (2019), and I’m New at Being Old (2010). She is featured on the Twin Cities Public Television program, Life Changing Art.

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Libraries Serving Older Adults through Community Partnership with Nancy Walton-House and Wendy Pender

Some library systems are changing their approach to better serve older adults. In this interview, you will learn how the King County Library System (KCLS) in Washington State is participating in and initiating community partnerships with individuals and organizations. You will learn how the Aging Well Learning Community was a key influence in this movement. You will learn how other community organizations have become partners as well. At the present time, KCLS offers abundant programs on positive aging and welcoming meeting places that support the community.

In this program, you’ll learn:

  • The story of the Aging Well Learning Community
  • The development of the KCLS Older Adults Program
  • The definition and practice of community partnership
  • The engagement of KCLS community partners and implementation of Older Adults Programs

All the details of our upcoming call are below:

Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Time: 12:00 noon Eastern (9:00 am Pacific, 10 AM Mountain, 11 am Central, and 6 AM Hawaiian)

Topic: Libraries Serving Older Adults through Community Partnership

Speakers: Nancy Walton-House, founder of Aging Well Learning Community and Wendy Pender, Older Adults Program Coordinator at the King County Library System in Washington State

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About Nancy Walton-House

Dr. Nancy Walton-House is a semi-retired counseling psychologist and organization development consultant. She is an alumna of Seattle University, the University of Washington, and the Organization Systems Renewal Program. She is a trained facilitator with the Northwest Center for Creative Aging. She taught in 4 universities, worked in seven medical centers in clinical and organization development roles, and consulted with multiple organizations. She founded the Aging Well Learning Community in 2009 and continues to lead it today. The community meets monthly for an interactive program focused on positive aging with consciousness, courage, and contribution. Members select by consensus a variety of literary, music, and art projects for their programs and is hosted by the King County Library System hosts these programs.

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About Wendy Pender

In addition to her MLS from the University of Pittsburgh, Wendy Pender has a Certificate in Gerontology from the University of Washington and is a trained facilitator with the Northwest Center for Creative Aging. She has over 25 years of experience as a librarian and branch manager, and now serves as Older Adults Program Coordinator at the King County Library System (KCLS) in Washington State, one of the largest and busiest library systems in the U.S. In 2016, the Urban Libraries Council honored Wendy at its annual conference in Kansas City as one of the recipients of a 2016 Top Innovator Award.

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