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Time to Uninvent Reinvention

Carol Orsborn | Posted 12.09.2014 | Fifty
Carol Orsborn

Post-midlife, we finally have the opportunity to recognize, witness, outgrow and ultimately discard the roles, identities and positions we have assumed over the course of our lives.

So You've Been Laid Off or Fired. What That Really Means.

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

The lesson to be learned here is that nobody is entitled to any job; tomorrow can always be your last day no matter what you think.

Back To Where I Once Belonged

Mike Kravinsky | Posted 05.11.2013 | Fifty
Mike Kravinsky

I've found that people who "start over" are often just returning to an old professional passion. Something that, for whatever reason, had to be put on hold.

Trust Your Inner Voice

Mike Kravinsky | Posted 01.29.2013 | Fifty
Mike Kravinsky

As I've gotten older, I've become more confident in my decision-making process. By the way, that's not arrogance.

My Own Second Act

Mike Kravinsky | Posted 01.21.2013 | Fifty
Mike Kravinsky

I realized it was time to try something new to get that passion back into my work. Filmmaking was the answer. 

Why I Am Learning How To Downsize And Let Go

Next Avenue | Posted 11.14.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Francine Russo I tried to stay in my big home -- but discovered a special joy in making a smaller new one I mov...

Catherine New

Banks At A Tipping Point, Heading For Decline

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 12.16.2011 | Business

Wall Street has lost its luster. Financial services -- the white-collar industry that has grown to more than 8 percent of the economy -- is at a tippi...

The Upside of Downsizing

Janice Harper | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business
Janice Harper

As most of us know by now, the American Dream has been in so many respects an American Nightmare and it's kept us fast asleep. But the moment we wake up and think of ourselves in the context of the whole wide world, our perceptions of our place in it are radically altered.

Just Fired or Downsized? Feel Like Getting Revenge on the Boss? It Seems You're Not Alone

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Lately, it seems that bridges are built to be burned. The internet has made getting revenge easy today. Lose your job, start a blog. Hate your boss, shout it out on Facebook or Twitter.