The front table of students were writing notes and the class had not yet begun. The teacher struck up a conversation since she had never met the students before – their enthusiasm was intriguing.
They proclaimed they were all ‘Keeners’.
What’s a Keener?
The student’s use of the word keener is perfect.
Turns out the whole room was.
A teacher’s dream come true.
And yes, proof that attitude is everything.
Is there such a thing as a midlife keener? Here’s what Google revealed from ‘keener’:
– a person who is extremely eager, zealous, or enthusiastic.
– “keeners who spent most of high school buried in homework”
It’s a really simple concept.
Midlife keeners spend most of their second half focused on thriving versus surviving.