Whether you want to boost your career, be a better leader, start your own business or read about other women like you, our career & business section has you covered.

Category Archives: Career & Business

Whether you want to boost your career, be a better leader, start your own business or read about other women like you, our career & business section has you covered.

retirees
Money & Finance

Retired? Now What?

A survey from Merrill Lynch explores Americans' attitudes toward leisure in retirement-and how to make the most of that newfound freedom. Having time... Read More
Career Maker

How to Have a Dynamic Career: 40s, 50s, 60s

Women’s lives are complicated in their 40s, 50s and 60s. As someone who researches professional women in midlife and is a long time executive coach ... Read More
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Featured Women

Inspirational Women in Their Prime: Susan Hollingsworth

Susan Hollingsworth’s life has taken her to places most people only dream about. During her years living in Africa, Europe and Central Asia, she wa... Read More
women over 50
Leadership Growth

Grey Panthers in Business: Don’t Underestimate Us

Like most women over 50, I know neat stuff.I know that a huge number of those who love the 60s music of the Doors, Jimi Hendrix, the Beach Boys or... Read More
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Featured Women

Madonna: The Material Girl Still Breaking Barriers at 60

I can't believe Madonna is 60 this week. I remember watching the movie Desperately Seeking Susan and watching the video for "Like a Virgin" over 30 y... Read More
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Featured Women

Inspirational Women in Their Prime: Kathy Smith, Fitness Titan

If you were even slightly aware of the advent of aerobics and home workout VHS tapes, you most likely have seen (and at some point tried to keep up wi... Read More
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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 ex... Read More
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Entrepreneurs

Best Businesses to Start After 50? Ask Yourself

What are the best businesses to start? If you have hit that milestone where you are ready to realize your dream of opening your own business, large or... Read More
fear of failure
Career Maker

Conquer Your Fear of Failure in 3 Easy Steps

Conquer your fear of failure in three easy steps. Oh really? In a text message, this is where I would insert a cynical emoji. See, I am a checklist... Read More
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Featured Women

Inspirational Women in Their Prime: Jill Sayre

Jill Sayre is a middle school English teacher – but not just any middle school teacher. She is also an author, artist, mother of three, a... Read More
Featured Women

Inspirational Women in Their Prime: Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Barbara Hannah G​r​ufferman​ is what you could call a "prime woman" motivator. Author of The Best of Everything After 50, she is a frequent cont... Read More
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Career Maker

How to Resign? 8 Steps to Negotiate Your Best Exit

It’s not been easy...deciding to leave the company. Almost as difficult as the decision to leave will be the discussion with your leader about your ... Read More
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