Co=Gen Coaching

-Personal and Leadership Development for Millennials+  Bridging Generations-Nurturing Talent  Infinity Bridge  UK   Co=Gen is a dynamic personal and leadership development programme on the Zoom Platform for potential and emerging leaders in the age range 21-39. "Cogeneration" is the simultaneous production of electricity and heat. Co=Gen is our metaphor for harnessing human energy in the workplace by inter-generational interaction. Covid… Continue reading Co=Gen Coaching


“Re-tyreing”-reshod for a new life

(This revealing article on Malcolm Bell, Wellington Co-ordinator of Silververve, first appeared in Lifetime and is reprinted with permission). Malcolm Bell, doesn’t use the ‘retirement’ word, he prefers ‘retyrement’ as he considers himself reshod with a new life at his disposal. Turning 70 this year, Malcolm officially ‘retyred’ in 2017, but after a two-year break… Continue reading “Re-tyreing”-reshod for a new life

Brain food, Keeping Active, Mature knowledge, Re-tyrement

Hi-Ho Silver Lining

“If you are 65 now, then you really ought to bank on living to at least 86 as a man, and 89 as a woman. That is the new average according to the handy Stats NZ life expectancy calculator.”  John McCrone  The New Longevity Much food for thought in an interesting recent Stuff article on… Continue reading Hi-Ho Silver Lining

Ageism, Diversity, Keeping Active, Mature knowledge, Stereotyping

Look beyond ‘disability’ of over 50s and reap a lifetime’s expertise

By Ed Bernacki, a specialist in innovation and creativity.  This article appeared in The Australian,  April 9, 2016 and is re-posted with the author's permission. During my career I gained ­international expertise, an MBA, studied for a PhD, published 250 articles, wrote several books, worked with many people on ­projects and invented a new idea… Continue reading Look beyond ‘disability’ of over 50s and reap a lifetime’s expertise

Ageism, Diversity, Mature knowledge, Retirement, Stereotyping


‘About 85 per cent of board members were male, and many were "old white men in their 60s…Some of them need to move on and allow for diversity and new talent…" ’ Julie Anne Genter, Minister for Women Speaking to students at Christchurch's Cobham Intermediate School recently 38 year old Genter, (who herself may not… Continue reading Genterification?