Recently, I was fortunate enough to attend two talks that deeply touched my heart—both by people who had lived enough life to teach us all a lot about how to do it well. William, successful, 88-year-old entrepreneur, business consultant, and philanthropist and Deborah, the 93-year-old business founder, author, and prominent activist.
After both their talks, people were saying things like, “Wow, I can’t believe they’re that age!” It made me sad to think that living well later in life is a surprise rather than the norm. Thank God for people like William and Deborah, who show us that aging can be an asset, rather than a liability—as long as we make choices today that set us up for vitality in the future.
Being in their presence inspired in me such enthusiasm for life, I wanted to share some of their wisdom with you. Here are a few highlights: