Archive Monthly Archives: November 2014

3 Secrets To Surviving The Boomer Sandwich

Boomers are the “sandwich generation,” often caught between being caregivers to both our parents as well as to our children. We are in a perilous situation with no clear relief in sight. Our parents are living longer thanks to miraculous medical advances, but with healthcare costs rising, even with medicare, we have a hard time […]

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Jean Roth – From Public Affairs to Graphic Design

Many of us are blocked from reinventing ourselves into new careers by a linear concept of who we are and what we’ve done. We’re not comfortable with simply cutting the cord and somehow falling into a career reinvention of our own making — as if it’s that simple. It would be great if our reinvention […]

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Beyond Retirement: Revisiting Erik Erikson & Generativity

Psychologist Erik Erikson is famous for his 7 Life Stages, describing key periods and transitions in our lives from birth to death. It is time to rethink the application of Erikson’s ideas to the boomer generation, and to explore how we can better use his framework as an inspiration and a road map for our […]

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How Encore Careers Are Impacting Beyond the Social Sector

For anyone who needs proof that life can begin at 60, last week’s Encore Conference 2014 in Tempe, AZ was the place to find it. The annual gathering sponsored by Marc Freedman‘s Encore.org, was a thought-provoking colloquium of ideas and exchanges on the value and the impact of social engagement driven by older leaders. The […]

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