My Gray Hair Matters: Don’t Count Me Out

Gray Hair Matters

Recently, I talked to a friend about my ongoing job search. I’m job hunting at the age of 55 and it’s been an interesting experience.  My friend suggested that I dye my beautiful gray hair to decrease the chances of discrimination based on appearance. Then, this got me to thinking that my gray hair matters! Don’t count me out of the game.

Firstly,  let me say that I am a proud woman of color and Baby Boomer. Boomer Love! Secondly, I am proud to have an AARP card. Most of all, I am proud of every gray strand of hair on my head, because I earned them. Also, I am a part of a very viable market, women over 50. Marketers and employers should not count out this important market.  Continue reading “My Gray Hair Matters: Don’t Count Me Out”

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It’s Time to Feed Your Entrepreneurial Spirit!

What’s Your Big Idea?

Do you have a big idea? Have you dreamed of taking that idea and starting your own business? You know that this idea could provide a service or resource to consumers. You have an entrepreneurial spirit: however, you’re scared to step out on faith and your comfort level. Perhaps, you’re afraid to leave a good paying job for the unknown. Yet, you feel the strong pull and hunger of starting your business. Then it is time to feed your entrepreneurial spirit.

Recently, I spoke with a close friend about why we never started businesses. We’re Baby Boomers, in our mid 50’s and have known each other since high school. Currently, both of us are in job searches in markets that are virtually closed to people our age. So, we talked about all of our ideas, skills, knowledge, and experiences. Clearly, we have an entrepreneurial spirit. Then, we both agreed that it’s time to reinvent ourselves and take the leap.

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