Well, maybe not all of us. Then we wouldn’t be able to hire ourselves – along with most other age and ethnic groups. I’m all for diversity:
Why all over 50s should start a business
By Jamie Dunn
There are so many factors as to why being over 50 can be a huge advantage when entering into the world of business and entrepreneurship. Here's just a few of them...
06 July 2011 Diversity = Productivity Redux
29 May 2013 Intergenerational Teams A Strength
The baby boomer business boom
Turn 55 and you become invisible, according to traditional marketing lore – ads for funeral plans and continence aids notwithstanding – but has that begun to change as the baby boomer cohort moves into the golden years? Yes, says marketing commentator Adam Ferrier who believes a youth dominated marketing and advertising industry has missed a big mark in the past.I should reference everything I’ve posted here for the last twelve years. Or, try this:
Human Resources/Brain Power
And there’s this:
More Older Adults Are Becoming InventorsOnly a few posts ago I (sadly) posted about brains:
… Whether as volunteers or for profit, older inventors like Mr. Nepper are riding a rising tide of American innovation.
17 April 2015 Barbara Strauch: 1951-2015… In 2010, Ms. Strauch published “The Secret Life of the Grown-up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind,” which concluded that certain cognitive functions peak fairly late, when people are in their 60s.Along with forgetting where you left your keys, there’s now more:
Brain and behavior are modifiable, even as we get older By Marilynn LarkinSometimes I forget where I’ve left all my posts on this subject. And I often forget that I’ve already linked to something earlier in a post:
Research on cognitive plasticity overturns stereotypes of aging and suggests human development isn’t cast in stone … It seems the more information we gather about a given field or domain, the more likely we are to maintain competence in that area because the brain develops strategies to do so …
Maybe more brain games’ll help. Or I’ve forgotten that maybe they won’t: