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How and Why Entrepreneurs Should Focus on Seniors in 2019

How and Why Entrepreneurs Should Focus on Seniors in 2019

Jeannette McClennan — DEC 27, 2018 • 7 MIN READ ★

Jeannette McClennan — DEC 27, 2018 • 7 MIN READ ★

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Published on: Entrepreneur

We see a lot of headlines about how our population is aging, but we don’t see what businesses are doing about it. By 2035, for the first time in American history, people aged 65 and older will outnumber those 18 and younger, and it’s time for entrepreneurs to take note. As someone who has worked in innovation in the senior space, for AARP and elsewhere...

Jeannette McClennan — MAR 11, 2019 • 4 MIN READ ★

Jeannette McClennan — MAR 11, 2019 • 4 MIN READ ★

Network Like an Introvert

Network Like an Introvert

When I first heard about Karen Wickre, I was amazed. Her bio, in shorthand, is this: Google at 51 and Twitter at 60. How many people break into Silicon Valley’s most coveted spots after the age of 30? Not too many. According to this study...

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Published on: Medium

Jeannette McClennan — MAR 6, 2019 • 2 MIN READ ★

Jeannette McClennan — MAR 6, 2019 • 2 MIN READ ★

No Strings Attached

No Strings Attached

Mid-career, I was interviewing for a major, global beauty brand, and was surprised by a phone call from the recruiter, saying the brand didn’t want to offend me, but would like to offer me $2,000 to purchase an outfit for my final intervie...

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Published on: Ms. Career Girl

Jeannette McClennan — FEB 21, 2019 • 3 MIN READ ★

Jeannette McClennan — FEB 21, 2019 • 3 MIN READ ★

Good News for Behavior Change

Good News for Behavior Change

My interest in neuroplasticity was piqued last month when I attended an all-day workshop hosted by Thrive, Arianna Huffington’s latest venture. It’s pretty extraordinary that after a century of scientists telling us that the adult brain...

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Published on: Thrive

Jeannette McClennan — FEB 20, 2019 • 4 MIN READ ★

Jeannette McClennan — FEB 20, 2019 • 4 MIN READ ★

Support Older Workers to Support Your Bottom Line

Support Older Workers to Support Your Bottom Line

Consider this scenario: An employee of yours is reaching 65. They have been with the company for decades. You could always count on them through thick and thin, and now they’re going to walk out the door, because as far as they know...

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Published on: Recruiter

Jeannette McClennan — FEB 13, 2019 • 3 MIN READ ★

Jeannette McClennan — FEB 13, 2019 • 3 MIN READ ★

Why Women Innovate

Why Women Innovate

If you look up the top ten female innovators, how likely is it that you’ll recognize their names? Marie Curie, sure. Perhaps Shirley Jackson. And maybe you know about Rosalind Franklin, whose work showed that DNA was in fact arranged in a...

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Published on: Thrive

Jeannette McClennan — FEB 8, 2019 • 3 MIN READ ★

Jeannette McClennan — FEB 8, 2019 • 3 MIN READ ★

A Standing Ovation to Human Evolution

A Standing Ovation to Human Evolution

In the last few years, we’ve been inundated warnings that sitting is killing us, or that the best way to reduce stress is yoga. But what if we don’t like yoga? And do we really need to feel bad about all the work we’re doing, which largely...

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Published on: Medium

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