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May 3, 2019
Second act careers

What Story Are You Writing? 6 Lessons to Fuel Your Next Chapter

by Joe Casey What will the next chapter be in the story that you’re writing? I had the pleasure of attending a CIRKEL intergenerational networking event in New York City this week with our 21-year-old daughter. It was a great experience – and it was interesting to compare notes on the way home on our different perspectives and takeaways. It’s a terrific idea. Bring generations together for mutually beneficial mentoring. This CIRKEL event featured three New Yorkers from three generations sharing their life stories.  (The fact that all three came to New York from elsewhere – Boston, Texas, and Minnesota […]
April 30, 2019
Preparing to work in retirement

Is the Real Issue Age or Competence?

By Susan Williams I read a really interesting article in the New York Times recently entitled “When Is The Surgeon Too Old To Operate”. The article highlighted that similar to many other professions, the population of physicians is aging. It then went on to raise the question of how to determine whether an aging physician is still able to practice and what is the best way to evaluate and discuss this. Right after I read this article, I noticed another article in Forbes on a different but similar topic. It shared the challenges about talking with your elderly parents about whether they should […]

New Podcast Episodes

June 20, 2019

What’s Next for You? – Jeff Tidwell

In this episode we catch up with Jeff Tidwell, who is the CEO and Co-Founder of Next For Me, a resource that “connects and inspires our generation to evolve our post-50 lives through new work, a new purpose, or a new social contribution.” Jeff shares his insights on the challenges and opportunities faced by the 50+ generation, the resources needed to overcome obstacles and shift careers or create an entrepreneurial path. Jeff also discusses his own experiences as an entrepreneur and his key lessons so far. For more on Jeff Tidwell and Next For Me: Next for Me website Forbes series on startups and entrepreneurship   […]
May 28, 2019

Are You Ready to Follow Your Own Path in Retirement? – Bob Lowry

In this episode we catch up with retiree, author and blogger Bob Lowry, who has been blogging about having a productive and fulfilling retirement at Satisfying for the past 9 years. Bob shares his insights and practical wisdom on the essential ingredients in a satisfying retirement, the key obstacles that need to be overcome and the lessons he’s learning in his own retirement.  We also discuss the benefits of a short sabbatical and what a Radical Retirement looks like for some people. For more on Bob Lowry: Satisfying Retirement Bob Lowry’s Books on Retirement   Like our Podcast? The […]

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