Archive Monthly Archives: June 2014

Emilio Pardo: Re-Imagining Boomers at AARP

Emilio Pardo has been a visionary communicator and branding executive for most of his professional life. While many Boomers find themselves forced to pivot to a new career, Pardo found himself called to upgrade his life path, driven by a sense of purpose that he could not ignore. We discussed his journey over the phone […]

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Clare Novak – A Reinvention Sabbatical

Career reinvention may be a radical shift from one industry to another, or the fulfillment of a long-held dream to start a business.  A career reinvention can also manifest as a kind of “radical sabbatical” – a risky move that serves to both re-focus and amplify our career expression, making us more marketable, building renewed […]

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The Sculleys Part II: Career Reinvention As a Couple

In reporting on Pat and Mary Sculley and their Exercise Coach franchises, I became intrigued by how they are working together as a team – this is the first time in their over 40-year relationship that they’ve actually been in business together.  What lessons can other potential couples learn from their career reinvention, and what are the pluses […]

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Marla Wynne – TV Producer to Fashion Designer

Marla Wynne Ginsberg had never sewn a stitch when she bought her first sewing machine in 2009 and embarked on a risky career reinvention.  She had just lost a very lucrative senior executive position with a major Entertainment company in a career that she had built step by step for over 20 years.  Her work had taken […]

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