Start Your Second-Act Career with a ROBS Rollover

Resources abound for individuals looking to start a new business for a second-act career, from multiple loans options to crowdfunding, etc. But the Rollovers for Business Start-ups (ROBS) strategy stands out as a unique opportunity for older business owners who are looking to manage the risk associated with a new start-up. At first blush, I […]

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Why A Working Retirement Makes Sense

No surprise to anyone keeping tabs on the issue of Social Security and aging Americans, but here’s a great video report from PBS News Hour on why it a working retirement makes economic sense for our generation. There is a mounting pile of opinion and evidence on the ways in which continued income earning can […]

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Productivity Hacks: Review Your System

The following post on productivity first appeared on my blog at Guidant Financial. At the beginning of the year, I like to review the systems and procedures I’m using to see if there are ways I can improve my productivity at work. As a consultant and small business owner, I’m doing it all pretty much by […]

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Journaling as the First Step Towards Reinvention

This short video from chiropractor Dr. Sean McConathy is a wonderful distillation of the value of journaling, and how it is more than just a pathway to achieving more mentally. It is also an overall healthy way to balance our bodies as well as our minds. Every morning, before even fully waking up, I like […]

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6 Steps to Embrace Career Uncertainty

Dealing with career uncertainty can be one of the toughest challenges we boomers must confront at this stage in our lives. We are all well aware of how reality has failed to conform to the rosy scenarios we learned as children: that we would work for supportive companies who would provide us with pensions, that […]

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Gary Vaynerchuk on the Opportunities for Boomers

I just love Gary Vaynerchuk. For those of you who don’t know him, he is one of the most focused and eloquent digital marketers around. He started out doing videos to promote his family’s wine store,realized he had a knack for selling online, and has grown into a hugely successful and insightful marketer across every […]

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Midlife Strategies with Kingsley Grant

Kingsley Grant is a coach and consultant who specializes in helping people in midlife relaunch their careers in ways that can serve their own interests, as well as the wider interests of their families and communities.  He has walked the walk: “I was a wandering male in midlife who wanted to do something of significance […]

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Building Virtual Teams for Your Small Business

Starting a small business can be a scary and lonely proposition — particularly if you’re emerging from a long career with a large organization and all of the resources that went along with it. But the brilliant advantage of starting a small business in the new digital age is that most of the costly and cumbersome barriers […]

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Professional Development Shouldn’t Stop After 60!

Watch this conversation I had recently with Margaret Manning on Sixty And Me’s YouTube channel about professional development tools available to baby boomers interested in bolstering their careers, starting a new business and just generally reinventing themselves. There’s a lot that we can do, and, as I say in the interview, we can’t afford the luxury of a negative […]

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BoomersRock Podcast: Career Reinvention for Boomers

Tom Matt’s BoomersRock Talk Show interviews experts and shares the answers that will help you improve your health, fitness, finances, and happiness. His podcasts, books, articles, and seminars explain how boomers can make the important things in your life better, including figuring out the career reinvention process. Tom reached out to me for an interview to talk […]

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