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Meet The Guru Of Second Act Careers

Joe Seldner | Posted 06.19.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

You've reached a certain age -- over 50? 60? 70? -- and stage in your life: Your energy level is still high, the desire to help others is stronger than ever, and the concept of retirement makes you shudder. So what do you do?

Old Family Recipe for a Thanksgiving of Books

Steve Leveen | Posted 01.26.2015 | Books
Steve Leveen

Being no cook, I offer no recipes for oyster stuffing or pumpkin tarts, but I am going to share my recipe for cooking up a Thanksgiving of books, and you're welcome to it.

Why 'Retirement' Is A Dirty And Dangerous Word

John Tarnoff | Posted 12.21.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Retirement has gone from being an expected right and privilege to a broken promise and a cruel joke. No use crying over spilled milk, but let's stop talking about Retirement as if it's going to happen -- or at least as if it's going to happen the way they told us it was going to happen.

A Boot Camp For Entrepreneurship Supercharged This Woman's Reinvention

John Tarnoff | Posted 09.14.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

When we think 'reinvention,' we tend to panic at the enormity of that prospect. Maybe we've been downsized from a job that we've held for a long time, or (less stressful) we realize it is time to move on and we know we need to find something else, or maybe our retirement savings won't be providing what we had hoped for, and we need to keep working.

Reinvention For Boomers Is Not a Myth

John Tarnoff | Posted 03.11.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Where is the myth in building greater awareness and greater confidence? What's wrong with dreaming big? There are solutions out there for us, but they do not lie in retreating to timidity, or, worse, intimidation, in the face of change and uncertainty.

5 Big Ideas For The Second Half Of Life

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 02.15.2013 | Fifty

With Americans living longer, and experiencing retirements likely to extend over 20 or 30 years, the question comes up: What should people do with the...

Solving Problems, Generating Opportunities: Our JobRaising Challenge

Sally Osberg | Posted 03.30.2013 | Impact
Sally Osberg

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifSolving the American job crisis needs us all: business, government, and the non-profit sector. And it needs our best ideas.