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Wallis Pattisonn is different to most people her age, she is straightforward, quirky

and has an attitude of let’s give it a try. She is the founder of Bold Not Old CEO

and editor-in-chief of Empowering Boldness a bi-monthly magazine and Host of

Wednesdays With Wallis on YouTube. She launched Bold Not Old in 2018 to express

her own personal style and ideas. She was curious to explore whether other like-minded

people existed.

Bold Not Old became a platform of self-discovery and learning. Wallis began the journey

of navigating what getting older means and how a serial entrepreneur with a love of

fashion, design and personal development could share the importance of having a

purpose and a passion for life.

Bold Not Old has been morphing into a platform of self-awareness and education.

In the last two years, Wallis has been working on bringing more awareness

around what is possible and how robust the Silver Economy is for those

wanting to make a difference and do well. Bold not The silver economy

taps into the experience of the 55+ - the largest talent pool in history

 and redefines what retirement means.

 

 

Wallis is an authority on how to be an ageing entrepreneur. She is a speaker, and author and is intent on disrupting the accepted norm around what is possible as we age.

Her passion is to challenge those who are 55+ to get out of their comfort zone rethink retirement and have a go at being an entrepreneur. She encourages creativity, daring to be different, thinking fabulous and proving that pursuing a passion can add years to our lives. There is no Utopia, but life can be joyous, even the challenges can be small bumps on the journey to what is next.

 

Wallis has many fans, maybe not with well-known names, but ordinary people living ordinary lives who aspire to live their dreams and have a go. Like-minded people who want to know they are not alone.

 

Wallis loves to present ideas and concepts that rock the boat, her idea of "what's next?" is inspiring and thought-provoking. As Wallis says, "Experienced entrepreneurs are an under-utilised resource we cannot afford to waste.

“If we want to know what our future looks like, we have to create it." We are the ones we have been waiting for.

 

 

 

My Story
 

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This is the age of socially driven innovation, it is the age of re-inventing the way we view getting older

My Mission
 

 My mission is to disrupt the accepted norm around what is possible as we age, to be a beacon of light and provide education and inspiration through a world-class program for those wanting to achieve their big audacious dream by sharing their unique gift with the world.

Sometimes inspiration comes knocking and we grab hold of an idea or a thought and run with it, or not. That's pretty much how it was for me when was inspired to begin Bold Not Old. It was a vehicle, a way of exploring ageing and self-expression, which at the time I needed. I began by using style and my own self-expression as a way to connect with other like-minded people who seemingly had similar attitudes and goals as I did, I didn't have any particular plan just a desire to get going. The plan has morphed as we have changed and fine-tuned the goal of helping others.

Being the consummate Entrepreneur all of my life helped me to be open and allowing when inspiration came knocking on my door. I am a great advocate for entrepreneurship and the rewards and satisfaction that come from doing something for oneself.

My journey has been the hero's journey I suppose, the quest for what could I do with this fledgling idea and inspired dream. I have learned more about what it means to get older, how we are perceived generally in society and that it is never too late to follow our dreams. My passion and desire to share what entrepreneurship offers has not waned and I continue to search for ways to share my knowledge and expertise with others of like mind who aspire to achieve their dreams.

“If we want to know what our future looks like, we have to create it."

Wallis Pattisonn is different to most people her age, she is straightforward, quirky and has an attitude of let’s give it a try. She is the founder of Bold Not Old, CEO and editor-in-chief of Empowering Boldness. a bi-monthly magazine. 

Launch of
Bold Not Old

She launched Bold Not Old in 2018 as a way to express her own style and to see if anyone else out there had similar ideas and aspirations. Bold Not Old was a platform of self-discovery and learning as Wallis navigated what getting older means and what could a serial entrepreneur with a love of fashion, design and personal development make of a world that on the 0ne hand has an ageing population and on the other hand getting older was seen as mostly negative.

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