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MindFULL Musings - 60 and Counting!

August 22, 2022 Robin Glickstein Season 1 Episode 6
MindFULL Musings - 60 and Counting!
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MindFULL Musings - 60 and Counting!
Aug 22, 2022 Season 1 Episode 6
Robin Glickstein

Today’s episode is a short MindFULL Musing on turning 60. I share an essay, Hind Sight, written by Wendy Reiger, a 60 year old news anchor who passed away in the Spring of 2022, and a mention from McKinsey on Point, a daily newsletter from McKinsey and Company, on “What is the 60+ economy really worth?” Turning 60 is a milestone and it’s worth trillions, on many levels. Let’s celebrate!

 #1 Takeaway from Wendy’s essay:

  1. Don’t look back

Takeaways From McKinsey on Point: 

  1. The Longevity Concept  - older adults are living much greater lives with longer health spans (the healthy periods of a person’s life), which enables them to be productive and to contribute to society
  2. This new concept is worth over $8 TRILLION
  3. Physical balance is linked to longevity. Those who can stand on one leg for a period of time, tend to live longer. LOL! Stand like a flamingo, for :30 seconds, on each leg.

Links to Wendy Rieger essay – Hind Sight : https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/hind-sight-an-essay-by-wendy-rieger/3050599/?_osource=SocialFlowFB_DCBrand&fbclid=IwAR08nCQGpI-Ia4tk6W8QDjFnbKnwNQR6HRtkvL30Ibbj1iBzReHMBrwNuo4

 Link to McKinsey and Company interview with Susan Wilner Golden about her new book, Stage (Not Age): How to Understand and Serve People Over 60—the Fastest Growing, Most Dynamic Market in the World (Harvard Business Review Press, June 2022).
https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/mckinsey-on-books/author-talks-older-wiser-and-not-going-anywhere?cid=other-eml-onp-mip-mck&hlkid=c05ab4df01194404a45e91a41d04a0a1&hctky=12229607&hdpid=260d5091-1fce-491c-9d0f-5a43db44e24b

 

Robin has been a guest on several podcasts including Creative Lifescaping and Everyday Innovator. Check out my conversations via my LinkTree https://linktr.ee/robinglickstein

Please follow my blog, The MindFULL Creative. It's the inspiration for this podcast and has tons of ideas and links to fill your mind with fresh perspectives! https://themindfullcreative.com

Be in touch with me! You can DM me on Instagram at MindFULL conversations and let me know what you think! Also, let me know if you'd like to be a guest (or have a suggestion for a guest) and fill our minds https://www.instagram.com/mindfullconversations/

And, if I have mentioned a book above, I might have moved the link up there - in case you need it again, click below to easily support local bookstores, shop my page and fill your mind. https://bookshop.org/shop/mindfullconversations

Show Notes

Today’s episode is a short MindFULL Musing on turning 60. I share an essay, Hind Sight, written by Wendy Reiger, a 60 year old news anchor who passed away in the Spring of 2022, and a mention from McKinsey on Point, a daily newsletter from McKinsey and Company, on “What is the 60+ economy really worth?” Turning 60 is a milestone and it’s worth trillions, on many levels. Let’s celebrate!

 #1 Takeaway from Wendy’s essay:

  1. Don’t look back

Takeaways From McKinsey on Point: 

  1. The Longevity Concept  - older adults are living much greater lives with longer health spans (the healthy periods of a person’s life), which enables them to be productive and to contribute to society
  2. This new concept is worth over $8 TRILLION
  3. Physical balance is linked to longevity. Those who can stand on one leg for a period of time, tend to live longer. LOL! Stand like a flamingo, for :30 seconds, on each leg.

Links to Wendy Rieger essay – Hind Sight : https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/hind-sight-an-essay-by-wendy-rieger/3050599/?_osource=SocialFlowFB_DCBrand&fbclid=IwAR08nCQGpI-Ia4tk6W8QDjFnbKnwNQR6HRtkvL30Ibbj1iBzReHMBrwNuo4

 Link to McKinsey and Company interview with Susan Wilner Golden about her new book, Stage (Not Age): How to Understand and Serve People Over 60—the Fastest Growing, Most Dynamic Market in the World (Harvard Business Review Press, June 2022).
https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/mckinsey-on-books/author-talks-older-wiser-and-not-going-anywhere?cid=other-eml-onp-mip-mck&hlkid=c05ab4df01194404a45e91a41d04a0a1&hctky=12229607&hdpid=260d5091-1fce-491c-9d0f-5a43db44e24b

 

Robin has been a guest on several podcasts including Creative Lifescaping and Everyday Innovator. Check out my conversations via my LinkTree https://linktr.ee/robinglickstein

Please follow my blog, The MindFULL Creative. It's the inspiration for this podcast and has tons of ideas and links to fill your mind with fresh perspectives! https://themindfullcreative.com

Be in touch with me! You can DM me on Instagram at MindFULL conversations and let me know what you think! Also, let me know if you'd like to be a guest (or have a suggestion for a guest) and fill our minds https://www.instagram.com/mindfullconversations/

And, if I have mentioned a book above, I might have moved the link up there - in case you need it again, click below to easily support local bookstores, shop my page and fill your mind. https://bookshop.org/shop/mindfullconversations