Archive Monthly Archives: September 2014

My 2.5 Career Reinvention Lessons: No.1 – You Are Not Your Resume

In researching and compiling this series on boomer reinventions over the past months, I’ve learned a lot about how our generation is coping with living longer and working longer in a society and economy that aren’t quite ready for us to be prolonging our careers. Successful reinventors are those who, by necessity in one form […]

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Don Stark – Pharma Consultant & Environmentalist

Career reinventions in and past mid-life are successful when they reflect authentic passions, commitments, concerns and issues. At this point in our lives and careers, we need to acknowledge who we are, what we’re good at, and what kind of legacy we want to leave. But this does not mean that we have to necessarily […]

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Jim Milligan – 3M Exec to Olive Oil Purveyor

Jim Milligan might well be considered the Howard Schultz of olive oil. Like Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, it was on his business trips to Europe, and Italy in particular, that Milligan became enraptured by the quality and variety of extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars, and the practice of offering customers the option […]

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