Increasingly, there are more and more articles and pundits discussing the aging workforce and the impact that has on employers’ operations. Although it is true that employers should be proactive about creating succession plans for key management positions to avoid operational issues when those employees retire, employers should be careful about assuming an employee is too old to perform well or learn something new.
In searching for this week’s 5 Minute Laugh video, Chrissie has actually made a departure from funny to inspiring. Meet Mathilda Klein, who at 94 years old, is in a dance competition. At less than half her age, I realize I certainly could not do half as well. Here’s the video of her solo routine which certainly questions preconceived notions about when someone is too old to perform well.