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VIDEO - Lifelong Learning and Earning - Helen Hirsh Spence

Extract from Lifelong Learning and Earning, a side event of the 11th session of the UN’s Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing, Pass It On Network, April 2020.

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Changing Work Patterns

Living longer lives also means longer work lives.

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SĀGE

NEW Platform allows over-60s to monetize from their expertise by teaching online classes

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Getting the Most From Online Learning

Convenience, affordability and networking across the world are all possible with online learning.

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The Folly of Self-directed Ageism

Sometimes the fight to be seen starts within.

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Building On Diveristy

A look at intergenerational teams and the importance of age inclusion when addressing diversity.

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Personal Branding After 50

Showing your best and letting experience shine.

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Media Interviews

Making the most of media interviews.

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Strategic Goal Setting

Achieving goals starts with good strategy.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Future of Work and the Longevity Bonus

The future of work will be shaped by our longevity, learn how in this infographic.  Free for download.

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Stronger Messages with Plain Language

No matter how smart the reader, when they want information on your product or service fast, then plain language is the only way to go. 

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Interpersonal Communications

Having better conversations is easy. These quick tips will help open the lines of communication.

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Elevate Ageing Through Language: A Usage and Style Guide

When writing about older adults, whether an individual or a group, it can be helpful to keep in mind three guiding concepts: person-centred, positive, and precise. 

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Licensing and other Regulatory Requirements

Licensing and other Regulatory Requirements helps you to focus on those things you have to do as a business and directs you to resources to help you get them done.

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The Business Plan Kit

The Top Sixty Over Sixty Business Plan Kit Helps you to develop your plan in a step by step process with space for notes and the ability to respond to critical questions.  The kit takes you from your purpose to your exit strategy.

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That Age-Old Question

A plain-language research report that explores how attitudes towards ageing can affect our health and well being. – Its Mission and Mandate are Clear and Broad

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Ottawa Employment Hub - HR Toolkit

Tips and information on subjects ranging from selecting people to meeting your obligations as an employer.

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ReSet Research

Research conducted on the original ReSet program focussed on older adults.

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Effective Listening Skills

Tips and best practices for effectively hearing what’s being said. Effective listening enhances communication and can help resolve conflicts.

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Value Your Values

When you live in alignment with your values, the quality of your life improves. Your values are a reflection of what makes you, you. 

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Public Speaking

Public speaking is scary.  75% of the population is thought to have this fear making it one of the most common.  These tips are intended help you manage the challenge of public speaking.

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Working is the New Retirement

Retirement is becoming more elusive for many Canadians, some continue their jobs with adjustments to their hours while others tackle new careers and creative pursuits.

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Students in Milan are moving in with the elderly

This article from the World Economic Forum explores the living solution older adults and students found in Italy’s most expensive city.

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Tough Talks

Nine tips that provide helpful hints for handling challenging conversations.

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Managing Stress

With all of the challenges, obstacles and even the opportunities that come with running a business, stress can grow until it becomes one more hurdle to overcome. Don’t ignore it. By managing stress, you keep yourself thoughtful and healthy and that’s good for business.

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Insurance

A quick review of insurance options small business owners should consider because life is not perfect. 

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Buy or Create ( a quick guide to help you decide)

The Top Sixty Over Sixty’s Buy or Create guide provides quick notes on the challenges and advantages of buying versus creating a business from scratch.  The guide also gives readers tips to follow if they decide to purchase.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Truth About An Ageing Workforce

Today’s 60+ aged adults are more active, tech-savvy and better educated than the same age group of any previous generation. Learn the truth about an ageing workforce. Free for download.

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Entrepreneur Interviews

Although your job search may be at an end, the interview process is far from over. Whether you are applying for financing from a bank, venture capitalist or asking family for a loan it’s important to understand how

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From Financial Statements To Financing

Whether starting off flush or with next to nothing, close attention to finances will provide your business with more stability and longevity. This guide provides an overview of the challenges  and some tips to overcome them.

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Do You Have The Right Mindset?

Self-awareness is critical to entrepreneurial success. Understanding your strengths, weaknesses and capacity to improve can often make the difference between getting past difficult times and feeling overwhelmed by the pressure. More importantly, skills and attributes can be learned. 

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When No One Retires

Part one of a 7-part-series from HBR explores the ageing workforce.

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Over 60? The Direction is "Forward"!

At 61 years of age, Charles (Chuck) Letourneau doesn’t anticipate his life will differ much when he reaches the “normal” retirement age of 65.

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Business Structure (Choosing the Right Business Structure)

The Top Sixty Over Sixty’s Business Structure guide reviews the various business structure options available to entrepreneurs.  The guide looks at advantages and disadvatages of different structures and provides links to useful and free resources.

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Retirement? You’ve Got to be Kidding!

Ginny Merritt never expected to retire. At 75, with her job about to disappear due to a takeover, she is already contemplating new challenges.

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Focus on Opportunity

In this article the Top Sixty Over Sixty explores tips, best practices and useful insights into how to spot opportunity and build it into your everyday life.

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How Old Are Successful Tech Entrepreneurs?

Kellogg Insights showcases research that definitively dismisses the mythology of the tech “wunderkind” in this interesting article. Try their success calculator, you may be surprised at what you find!

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NEWSLETTER

February 2020 Newsletter

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Silicon Valley's ideal entrepreneur is about 20 years too young, research shows

Silicon Valley may favor the young, but technology’s romantic idea of the youthful, enterprising entrepreneur may be off by about 20 years, according to a new study.

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Looking at the Aging Workforce Through a New Lens

Longitudes look at how older workers are a largely an untapped opportunity.

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