"Doing some good for the world" comes as a challenge to those young people trying to find their way in the world and a career path that produces something for which they can be proud. This is a normal and frequent conversation between child and parent. Or in many cases, the parent wishes he or she could have that conversation with their child.
As I see it aging with grace gives you plenty of wriggle room in your second half. Pole dance in hot pink lycra if that's your thing. Or quietly live out a lavender life. All it asks is that you come from a place of love in everything you do -- for yourself, for others, and for life itself. Nothing outdated about that!
While it's thrilling to see the current energy and excitement around women's leadership, the reality is, women have been practicing leadership, doing amazing things, and making global contributions for centuries. And that is leadership: enabling positive change, inspiring action, addressing difficult issues, moving communities forward.