The other day I read an article called “5 New Year’s Resolutions Those Over 50 Should Never Make,” and I started to bristle when I read #4. It starts with “Resolve to reinvent yourself”–as in, those over 50 should never resolve to reinvent themselves. As a passionate advocate for the encore movement, I have staked my own encore on the idea that that Baby Boomers can and should take advantage of the longevity bonus by reinventing themselves…so needless to say I was a little put off.
But then I kept reading.
“Resolve to reinvent yourself,” it says, “–unless you have a real plan.”