Merrily Orsini's Thought Leadership


Thank God It’s Monday!

If you’re one who hits the snooze button multiple times, can only survive a Monday morning with strong coffee and the realization that you only need to get through 104 hours before the weekend comes again, I’ve got a revelation for you. Half a world away, in Stockholm, resides the[…]

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Too many of us means problems for the future

The Hurricane Harvey of Aging Care: Boomers

Call it the silver tsunami, the pig in the python, the aging of America…whatever you call it, we are unprepared for the needs it’s poised to present. And in the same way Harvey surprised a region with devastation so widespread that rescue and relief efforts are inadequate, our nation as[…]

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In order to succeed, focus on wimming

Persistence. Focus. Keys to Success.

Whether you are pursuing a business dream or a personal goal, the key is to keep at it. For many years I had this quote taped to my monitor so I could see it each and every day, “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will[…]

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Getting and keeping a vision are keys to success

That Vision Thing. Crucial to Leadership.

When you set out to accomplish something, anything, how do you start? Is it not usually with a vision? You see the finish line, or the finished product, or the larger expanse of possibilities ahead of you. Whether in business or in life, you accomplish more if you start with[…]

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Engage your brain as you age. It matters.

To Retire, or Not to Retire?

It was Margaret Mead who staunchly proclaimed, “Sooner or later I’m going to die, but I’m not going to retire!” I wholeheartedly agree. However, I certainly do take plenty of time for leisure, travel, and family. Plus, my work is interesting and allows me to interface with very smart individuals[…]

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