Older entrepreneurs face a lot of prejudice and plenty of naysayers, especially in this age of digital everything. People think we can’t keep up, or that we should just invest and let the young ones do the job. You know the saying you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? It annoys me. Not only does it make degrading assumptions, it also conditions a mindset of excuse: I’m old, and my ways are set, and that’s why.
I know some people who actually believe this and even take pride in it, as if their ‘set ways’ is steadfastness against opposition, rather than simple blind stubbornness.
On the other hand, I also know people who challenged this and surprised everyone around them. They changed, and in consequence, changed their lives, too.
I read a lot and follow a lot of ‘the big ones’ on social media. You can, too! You discover a lot about what makes them tick, what makes them successful!
Here are their habits– and they might be NEW to you, but hey, I have since adapted these habits myself, and it was no struggle at all.
Like many people around my age we are redefining what retirement is all about. Our generation is not satisfied with just sitting around waiting for time to pass. We’re breaking the rules and making our latter years mean something.
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