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Silicon Valley Myths Aside, Time Is on the Side of Aging Entrepreneurs - CIO Journal. - WSJ
By Irving Wladawsky-Berger
Aug 31, 2018

Are young entrepreneurs more likely to produce high-growth firms? Can middle-age founders in their 40s be successful?

Age and High-Growth Entrepreneurship, — a recent working paper by economists Pierre Azoulay, Benjamin Jones, J. Daniel Kim and Javier Miranda — aimed to answer these questions.
aging  ageism  entrepreneur  entrepreneurship  high-growth  Irving_Wladawsky-Berger  midlife  myths  Silicon_Valley  founders 
september 2018 by jerryking
Getting past ageism and back to work after a late job loss - The Globe and Mail
Special to The Globe and Mail
Published Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015

.................networking with your own contacts first. “The people who know you understand your talents and what you’re capable of,” he says. “It’s much better than being just another résumé on a desk, where the manager thinks, ‘Oh my gosh, he has 30 years’ experience. He’s probably deader than a doornail.’”.....don’t rule out employment with smaller companies. “The jobs have greater scope, so they’re interesting,” he says. “And because they have greater scope, those companies need to hire people who are experienced. They can’t hire a young buck because he won’t be able to handle everything that needs to happen in that job.”.......The key message for mature job-seekers, says Mr. Richter: Don’t lose faith. “Keep trying and be secure in the fact that you do have a good track record and a well-developed set of skills,” he says. “You do have something to contribute.”..
aging  retirement  Second_Acts  entrepreneurship  ageism  midlife  Managing_Your_Career  job_search  small_business  networking 
may 2016 by jerryking
Young firm worries about cultural fit with older hire - The Globe and Mail

Special to The Globe and Mail

Published Wednesday, Feb. 13 2013
ageism  cultural_fit  job_search 
february 2013 by jerryking
Why we should like older people - The Globe and Mail
Sep. 19, 2011 |Globe and Mail | LILLIAN ZIMMERMAN

It’s past time to stop painting pictures of older Canadians as draining
our economy and start reflecting the positive realities of their lives.
aging  ageism  demographic_changes 
september 2011 by jerryking
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles
Aug. 20, 2009 | The Globe & Mail | by Reginald Stackhouse
aging  ageism 
august 2009 by jerryking
Op-Ed Contributor - The Patients Doctors Don’t Know -
July 1, 2009 | New York Times | By ROSANNE M. LEIPZIG.
Problems caused by the fact that American medical schools require no
clinical training in geriatric medicine--with potentially dangerous
geriatrics  clinical_training  aging  ageism 
july 2009 by jerryking

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