Barbara Waxman, Founder of Odyssey Group Coaching, is an aging advocate who helped define the Middlescence life stage.Her leadership in the coaching field has culminated in the transformative coaching model, Entrepreneurship Turned Inward© and her science-based Five Essential Elements© process. Barbara serves as an Advisor to the Stanford Center on Longevity and Stanford Lifestyle Medicine, as well as the Generations Over Dinner Project. She is a faculty member at Chip Conley's Modern Elder Academy and an angel investor in the aging and longevity space. Barbara recently authored a chapter in The Successful Health Care Professional's Guide (Springer Publishing) and the report The Future of Resilient Leadership. Barbara previously authored two books examining aging.