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Silver Sages Sharing Stories

Stories of transition, resilience, new horizons, and having the courage to be completely true to yourself and how you want to live.

These Baby Boomers have actively created the life that they want and are doing amazing things. They are also inspirational thought leaders who have paved the way for others to follow. Watch out for many more interesting interviews that are planned for Silver Sages Sharing Stories.

Articles

  • Self employment opportunities found through Networking and listening well – Video August 15, 2020
    Finding self employment opportunities that are financially viable and suit your interests doesn’t have to be difficult. Neither does marketing your business. Networking strategically has been a feature of Sigrid de Kaste’s business life, enabling her to get to know other small business owners.  She credits listening well to people’s business concerns and problems as the ...
  • Understand your personal values to create the life you want – Video July 28, 2020
    It was by accepting work in a challenging location that Lauren Postans recognised her personal values and decided to create a life that would support them. Being far from all she loved lead her to make decisions about her future.
  • Live life to the full and do the things you love to do – Video July 14, 2020
    Lee and Paul O’Connor are adventurous travellers who have written a book titled “We Did It Our Way”. In this book they tell wonderful stories of travel adventures – one year on motorcycles, travelling 80,000km through 40 countries.
  • A Very 21st Century Strategy To Boost Retirement Income By Renovating Assets June 29, 2020
    Boosting your retirement income by buying and renovating assets for sale or ongoing income isn’t a new idea. But the way that Liz and Matt Raad approach and teach this strategy is very 21st century. If you are a person who likes the idea of updating your existing skills and increasing your income at the same time, ...
  • SES Volunteer and Masters Powerlifting Champion – Always Open To Opportunities June 29, 2020
    This powerlifting champion has changed direction when opportunities arose and as a result has been an actor, business owner, volunteer and in 2021 will represent Australia in the World Master’s powerlifting championship.
  • A Story Of Resilience: How To Overcome Bankruptcy, Obesity and Prescribed Medication – Video June 15, 2020
    When something shattering happens in your life you have two choices: give up or be resilient.  Roxie Bennett chose resilience. She lost 20 kg in 12 weeks, overcame her use of prescription medicines and re-established her life after bankruptcy. Now she shares this with clients as a life coach and author of a new book ...
  • Be Inspired To Create Online Income For Retirement June 6, 2020
    Chris and Susan Beesley knew very little about online business in 2005.  They decided it was time to boost their retirement nest-egg and have created an amazing online business.
  • Photographic Memories: Your Family Legacy May 31, 2020
    Geoff and Di East were enjoying a trip of a lifetime and creating photographic memories of their travels when they started to question their own busy lives at home. They loved the freedom of cruising, exploring the islands and the unique culture of Vanuatu and New Caledonia. It was during this sailing adventure that they ...
  • Ordinary country women living extraordinary country lives May 26, 2020
    Robin McConchie, retired ABC journalist, tells wonderful stories of country women through her interviews.
  • Books Change Lives – Yours Can Too! May 21, 2020
    Have you ever felt the desire to write a book but had no idea where to start?  In this interview Bev Ryan shares with us her path to being a Book Coach, guiding non-fiction authors from vague ideas to published book. https://youtu.be/zyjiSz9zPN0 Mid-life career crisis Like many of us, Bev Ryan had a mid-life career crisis.  She’d started ...
  • Reinvention Secrets of a Silver Yogi May 18, 2020
    Anne Noonan changed her life when she discovered the benefits of yoga and healthy living while seeking to overcome poor health and stress while working in a corporate environment. Now she leads other women towards good health and vitality.
  • The Value of Experience vs Ageism May 12, 2020
    In this video Catherine Palin-Brinkworth reflects on the value of her experience through success, serious set-backs, and ageism.
  • Richard Nelson Bolles on Following Your Instincts August 7, 2013
    When asked how he sticks with one task to get things done Richard Nelson Bolles (RIP), author of ‘What Color Is My Parachute’, gives a most enlightening and endearing response.
  • Richard Nelson Bolles On How To Be Entrepreneurial August 6, 2013
    The renowned Richard Nelson Bolles (RIP), author of “What Color is Your Parachute”, shares his thoughts on how baby boomers can challenge themselves by starting a business and be entrepreneurial.
  • Richard Nelson Bolles on Moving Into the Digital Age August 5, 2013
    At a time of life when most people are no longer involved in their career, Richard Nelson Bolles (RIP) was living what he had always shared with others…do work that you love.
  • Richard Nelson Bolles – On Being An Artist July 22, 2013
    It was such a privilege to spend time with Dick Bolles and his lovely wife Marci at their home and out to lunch in Walnut Creek California in 2012.  Spending time with the man who had a huge impact on my life and my career is a memory that will always stay with me.  Enjoy ...
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