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Age Bubble Feature
Personal Growth

Be Wary of Living In An Age Bubble

If you’re over 50, according to the non-profit encore.org group, there’s a good chance you’re living in an age bubble. To live in this bubble means you rarely have meaningful interactions or conversations with someone who is more than 20 years younger than you who are not a family member.… Read More
  • Bette Price |
  • November 16, 2018
Family & Friends

Mondays with Margaret

There comes a time in one’s life after children are raised and careers are grounded in success that one wants to give back. While there are numerous organizations that welcome volunteer help, there are also those smaller, somewhat unheralded situations that often provide a special, heartfelt gift of enduring friendship… Read More
  • Bette Price |
  • October 14, 2018
caregiver
Family & Friends

Caregiving is Causing Women to Leave the Workforce

Carolyn was just beginning to excel in her career when her father died after a long battle with cancer. Her mom, Donna, who was several years younger than her dad, appeared to be in good health but had been diagnosed with the beginning stages of multiple sclerosis (MS). Fortunately because… Read More
  • Bette Price |
  • September 26, 2018
Personal Growth

7 Significant Factors to Consider Before Retirement

You’ve worked all your life and loved it but now it’s time for retirement - to withdraw from a career that’s defined you, dominated most hours of your life and from which most of your social interactions have revolved. But you’re not alone. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics… Read More
  • Bette Price |
  • September 13, 2018
Ageing Feature
Career Maker

Companies Benefit From Ageing Employees

Seriously threatening the bottom line of many American businesses today, there lurks a significant crisis—the loss of the institutional memory of experience and knowledge housed in the minds of the ageing workers. Alex Haley wrote, “When a person dies, a library burns.” Perhaps even better stated comes this, adapted from… Read More
  • Bette Price |
  • August 13, 2018
intellectual curiosity
Wellness

The Secret to Gaining Intellectual Curiosity – and Friendships

It’s a known fact that as we age, friendships often dwindle. Friends we no longer work with or attend professional organizations with gradually seem to fade away. Developing new relationships takes time and even researchers point out that as we age we become choosier about how we spend our time… Read More
  • Bette Price |
  • August 1, 2018
Write a Memoir
Family & Friends

Time to Write a Memoir or Autobiography  

You don’t have to dream of being a best-selling author to consider capturing the story of your life in book form. Everyone has a story, whether it’s your whole life’s story (an autobiography) or some especially unique experience that calls for a separate story of its own (a memoir). If… Read More
  • Bette Price |
  • June 16, 2018
bloom where you are planted
Personal Growth

Let the Dots Connect Through the Next Stage of Life

Several years ago, shortly after I moved to Dallas, a psychologist who served on the board of directors of the non-profit I’d gone to work for, said to me, “You have simply grown where you’re planted.” I’d never really given much thought to that, yet looking back throughout my life… Read More
  • Bette Price |
  • May 30, 2018
millennials in the workforce
Leadership Growth

The Secret to Successfully Leading Millennials

They’re accused of being overly ambitious, demanding, self-absorbed and high maintenance. Ask any 30 plus manager and they’ll tell you this and more. But are they? Actually, many of the twenty-something employees - those born between 1980 and 2000—often referred to as Generation Y or the Millennials—are getting a bad… Read More
  • Bette Price |
  • May 2, 2018
building self confidence
Personal Growth

How to Never Give Up When You’re Feeling Down

While Winston Churchill may be well-known for saying, “Never, never, never give up,” it is actually another one of his quotes that may be more meaningful for you during disappointing and somewhat depressing times. Just as the growing green grass and bright blooming flowers have become dormant over the past… Read More
  • Bette Price |
  • April 2, 2018
finding purpose after retirement
Career Transition

Finding Purpose After Retirement: Who Do You Think You Are?  

When one is a stranger to oneself, then one is estranged from others, too.  -Anne Morrow Lindberg Who are you? This may sound like a simple question, yet when one transitions from a life filled with an active career it’s important to have a strong sense of who you are to… Read More
  • Bette Price |
  • February 28, 2018
Gen Y
Career Maker

Bridging Generational Differences to Achieve Success and Growth

The old baseball great, Satchel Paige, provided sage advice when he cautioned, “It ain’t the things you know that’ll hurt you, it’s the things you think you know that just ain’t so.” To investigate the reality of the potential of the often misunderstood Millennials (Gen Yers) as our new generation of… Read More
  • Bette Price |
  • February 20, 2018

About Bette Price

Bette Price

Bette Price is a former television and newspaper journalist. She was a columnist and feature writer for The Kansas City Star and was part of the team that covered the Hyatt hotel skywalk collapse, which earned the newspaper a Pulitzer Prize. She is the author of four books and her True Leaders book is published in seven languages. She has ghost written eight books for business leaders, including an Amazon Best Seller. Bette has been quoted in such major publications as USA Today, Harvard Management Update, Investors Business Daily and The Wall Street Journal. Rather than retire she continues to serve select clients and ghost writes books for business leaders with unique philosophies or stories to tell. Read Bette's full story in her forthcoming book, "Duplicity: A True Story of Deceit, Betrayal and Death." To be advised of its release, email your contact information to bette@PriceGroupLeadership.com.