If you're looking to overcome the mid-life transition with purpose and meaning, I encourage you to visit CivicVentures.org.
Every year Civic Ventures recognizes individuals over 60 who are using their talents to enhance the Greater Good by awarding The Purpose Prize –– five $100,000 and ten $10,000 investments. Nominations are now being accepted for 2008.
To nominate someone you know or to apply yourself, visit PurposePrize.Org. The application deadline is March 1, 2008. Prizes will be announced in the fall of 2008.
"Aging Boomers should be encouraged not only to continue contributing, but to rethink the purpose of that work—in short, to dust off their idealism of the ’60s and ’70s, and get to work making the world a better place."
As Marc Freedman, Founder and CEO, said, "It is the perfect opportunity for the generation that set out to change the world and got lost along the way." If you want to embrace the second half of life, read on.
A special thanks to Ode Magazine and their Encore Forum.