Hosted by Roy Richards
The notion that once we reach middle age our best years are behind us is utter hogwash! The secret is to filter the idealism of youth through the lenses of adult experience, a winning combination. Wake up! It is time to remove layers of self-doubt and to recapture positive emotions. Join host Roy Richards and guests as they confront common midlife career, lifestyle, and relationship challenges and point the way to a brighter tomorrow.
In addition to taking lives and sickening millions, the COVID-19 Pandemic is forcing life-altering changes on folks of all ages, including middle age. Losing a job or a small business is hard on anyone, but especially on those of us over 40, highly qualified and successful in a trade or profession, suddenly required to start over. As she entered middle age, guest Sandra Matheson was forced to abandon her prior career as veterinarian. Tune in to discover how Sandra turned her previously failing farm into a highly successful grass-fed beef and yak ranch and launched secondary careers as coach, author, educator, documentary film producer and hostess of the “New Cowgirl Camp.” Discover how to avoid panic and uncover the person you were created to be. Explore midlife mental and emotional roadblocks you will meet and how to overcome them. Host Roy Richards explores the duel challenge you will face this fall of career and at-home educator, Learn how to successfully earn a living while at the same time helping educate your kids at home.
Host Roy Richards is an author, motivational speaker, and founder of Middle Age Renewal Training (MART). A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Carleton College, Roy received his MBA with honors from the University of Chicago. He spent seventeen years climbing the ladder at four major U. S. corporations followed by fifteen years thriving as a small business owner and entrepreneur.
Roy views the world from a unique dual perspective of career success accompanied by long-unfulfilled dreams and aspirations, which he now describes as “sleepwalking through life”. Following a wake-up call, Roy and his wife Gloria co-founded MART in 2006 to help guide others to similar positive mid-life awakenings.
Roy is author of two books: A Mid-Life Challenge WAKE UP!, a guide to personal middle age renewal, and WAKE UP Captain and Crew Restart Your Engines!, a roadmap to recreating and reenergizing lagging enterprises and participants mid-stream.