Up, Up, and Away

Federer wins at 35. Venus Williams reaches the finals at 37. Tom Brady wins at 39. Why are people so astounded, newspaper headlines enlarged? We’re all living longer and performing at a higher level longer. Tony Bennet will sell out Madison Square Garden at 90. There is an ageism bias in our society, and just as gender bias removes half the talent in the equation, so does ageism.

3 thoughts on “Up, Up, and Away

  1. No one cuts their way to growth. And eliminating people because their replacements are cheaper is one of the dumbest moves (among many) that American management commits.

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