I like sharing articles about the opportunities and possibilities as we age. It is motivating to see and hear from others doing amazing things in the ‘Encore’.

Pattie Eshsaei – an attorney and financial services expert-shares how she’s amassed nearly 1 million followers on social media-an area associated with a younger crowd- largely because of her age and experience.

She shares this sage advice: “Our biggest advantages in midlife and beyond are experience and expertise. By the age of 50, most of us have likely accumulated a wealth of experience and knowledge from our previous careers that are transferable to almost anything else we choose to do.

These advantages are invaluable in a new field or industry, allowing us to apply our skills in different ways and hit the ground running, unlike the younger, less experienced generation.”

Read the original post at www.msnbc.com