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Janet Black: Using personal pain to bring comfort to others features go-getters Nov 07, 2021

Janet Black has lived "all over," but spent much of her time growing up in California. She moved to North Carolina eight years ago. She is married with two sons, two stepsons and a stepdaughter as well as three grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.

Before turning 50, it took her quite some...

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Businesses retain employees with paychecks and purpose news Nov 06, 2021

At a time when global talent shortages are reported at a 15-year high, one key to keeping the best employees happy and onboard may lie in how well companies not only state their purpose and their values, but also prioritize carrying them out, Global Trade Magazine reported.

"Employees want more...

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Mary Jane Williams: Find your 'why,' the rest falls in place features go-getters Nov 05, 2021

Prior to turning 50, Mary Jane Williams was a homeschooling mother of six living in Fort Myers, Fla. Today, she has a 6-year-old granddaughter who is an ideal playmate for Mary Jane's 5-year-old son.

After passing the 50-year mark, she ventured into rehabilitating and flipping homes with a...

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Tips for overcoming regret to finish strong insight Nov 02, 2021

Many people over the age of 50 have more than their share of regrets. Sometimes they pile up so quickly during life that they are simply stored away for retrieval later, like junk in a garage or attic. The regrets no longer serve a valuable purpose, but we retain them anyway.

At some point, many...

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Thinkr: How the internet is changing our brains news Nov 02, 2021

If you're going to live out a truly purposeful life, you also need to be aware of those things that work to distract you from your purpose. There is likely nothing more effective at sucking the lifeblood out of people of all ages than the internet.

In an article written for Thinkr, Nicholas Carr...

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Intergenerational relationships are essential insight Nov 02, 2021

When Raymond Jetson arrived at age 65, the experience wasn't what the founder of MetroMorphosis expected it to be.

"In my childhood, 65 was the age when workers, mostly men, celebrated their retirement, received their 'old-age pension' and began to live a very different life. Many, due to the...

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Are you impacted by burnout? insight Oct 29, 2021

What is burnout? It's not just squealing tires on a racetrack after a victory lap.

Most of us intuitively know what burnout means. Some of us have experienced it while others may feel on the cusp of falling into burnout, writes Dr. Aaliya Yaqub, chief medical officer at Thrive Global.

From a life...

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Man combines passion for coffee with desire to help veterans go-getters news Oct 29, 2021

Operation Transition Outside the Wire is a non-profit, veteran-owned company that has plans to develop 130-acres north of Williams, Ariz., for a ranch to house veterans and their spouses for up to six months as they transition from military to civilian life, Williams-Grand Canyon News reported.

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Florida man commits to building stronger communities go-getters news Oct 27, 2021

Doug Eaton was just a few years into his financial career in 2001 as he watched helplessly from his Manhattan office as terrorists flew commercial jets into the World Trade Center towers in New York City, Tap Into Coral Springs reported.

With an overwhelming desire to protect his young family, he...

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The six Cs to reignite your purpose insight Oct 26, 2021

"I had the privilege of engaging in deep discussions with more than 4,000 people aiming to redefine their future, and I learned from each of their journeys," wrote Claudio Fernández-Aráoz in Harvard Business Review.

"I’ve discovered that those who use pivot points to progress...

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