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The Nextnik

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. 

WATCH: A Second Act In Wine?

Posted 05.07.2012 | Fifty

In episode four of Mike Kravinsky's webseries "The Nextnik," Larry Zimmerman takes his search for a second act to the vines. Larry visits his friend B...

Dreams Deferred: Getting Back To Where You Once Belonged

Mike Kravinsky | Posted 03.31.2012 | Fifty
Mike Kravinsky

In my experience of documenting professional reinvention, I've found that it's often not really starting over; it's more revisiting a dream deferred.

The Nextnik Episode 2: Letting Loose On The Second Act Path

Posted 01.28.2012 | Fifty

In the second episode of Mike Kravinsky's new web series 'The Nextnik,' Larry Zimmerman -- a recently-laid-off Post 50 -- visits his friend Mark, who ...

Post 50 Reinvention: Rediscovering A Passion For Dance At 53

Mike Kravinsky | Posted 03.25.2012 | Fifty
Mike Kravinsky

Larry Owensel wanted to be a dancer since he was a child and won a "Twist" contest. Although his career took a different turn, at 53, he's back on the dance floor.

WATCH: New Comedy Focuses On Post 50 Reinvention

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.21.2012 | Fifty

Meet Larry Zimmerman, a 55-year-old executive who has been with the same company for 25 years. Without warning, Larry is fired from his job and is lef...