February 2015 - John Tarnoff - Reinvention Career Coach

Archive Monthly Archives: February 2015

Don’t Fit In, Be Your Hero, Reinvent Yourself

As Boomers, we started off life as iconoclasts. We were the Woodstock Generation, the Counterculture Generation, the Me Generation. We turned on, tuned in and dropped out. But that didn’t last very long. Once the Vietnam War was over, we quieted down and became those people over 30 we weren’t supposed to trust. We’ve been […]

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Ted Smith: Consultant to Realtor

After 35 years in the same business, is it possible to turn on a dime and make a go of it in some entirely new field? The answer of course is “yes,” but when you’ve been “downsized” or otherwise unceremoniously dumped by your company, it is still an incredibly unsettling and disorienting experience. Sampling the […]

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How To Apply Reinvention To Your Fitness Plan

A few friends have sheepishly admitted that their New Year’s Resolutions to get back to the gym have dissipated, so I thought I would try to apply the 5-step principle of Boomer Reinvention to personal fitness. Maybe it’s a methodology that could work for you if you’ve fallen off the workout wagon. For those of […]

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Paul Harris – From Pilot to Print Shop Owner

When commercial pilot Paul Harris finally folded up his wings after decades working for the airline industry, he overcame his fears of starting a small business by acquiring a franchise, and taking advantage of the career reinvention support and guidance he needed in order to be successful. Pitfalls abound, however, in the search for the […]

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