Dude....are you really serious about your statements? If you are, then you are far more immature and unaware than you think or understand. I'm 56 and I am definitely in my prime pal. My skills are sharper than ever and my ability to deal with stress is FAR better than I ever thought it could be. Yes...IT is stressful. But humans have an amazing capacity to adjust to their environments and thrive. This is one of the most miraculous reasons why we rule and survive so well as a species.
If you take care of yourself....continue to build & grow in your skills & career, then life just gets better. You become dominant by default with whatever vocation you choose. Never forget...President Reagan was 72 when he elected to Office. He was 80 when he was succeeded. He was argueably one of the most effective, productive and successful Presidents we've ever had in this country. He had been in Politics for over 30 years. He knew how to -deal-.
Mr. Wallen, before you make such ludicrous comments like the ones in your post(s), do your homework. Look around you. MOST of the IT Professionals I see at Microsoft Conferences and Road Shows have grey hair and are well into their 40's, 50's and beyond. By the time we're that age, we've learned our craft and have matured to the point of knowing how to successfully deal with the stresses that the world dishes out. Our lives are more peaceful and prosperous because of this.
Please....quit while you're ahead in this arguement.
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