19 12, 2018

Why You Need a Post-Retirement Personal Branding Statement

2018-12-21T16:53:01+00:00December 2018|CAREER, EXPRESSION|

This week I am finalizing grades for students completing the course "Career Management and Transition" at New York University.  One of the required assignments is to present a Personal Branding statement to their classmates.  I started wondering why I haven't heard about post-retirement branding statements. Company brands are a well-known [...]

10 11, 2018

How do you re-fresh yourself?

2018-12-04T22:13:15+00:00November 2018|CAREER, EXPRESSION|

How does a city re-fresh itself? Perhaps by installing a Poetry Jukebox for people in a hurry.  I think of it as another version of slow down and smell the roses.  But what is shown here is a place to stand still and hear poems recited at a kiosk.  How [...]

17 10, 2018

Rewirement: Where are you going to?

2018-12-21T17:11:42+00:00October 2018|CAREER|

As host of last evening's presentation on "The New Retirement Model: Rewirement," I was struck by how much the topic resonated with an audience of Ivy League graduates at our university club.  Were they there to explore how to navigate their 50s, 60s, and 70s as working, semi-retired, or retired [...]

3 10, 2018

Retirement: Open space of time or dark, scary void?

2018-10-26T07:42:29+00:00October 2018|CAREER|

All of a sudden, I am reading about those who want to retire in their 30s as well as those who aim for age 99. There’s something in the air about when to switch gears and experience life on new terms. It’s complicated because the decision has significant psychological and financial consequences. [...]

27 09, 2018

Expressive Age meets Modern Elder

2018-12-21T17:16:07+00:00September 2018|CAREER, TRAVEL|

Sea of Cortez (SR, Expressive Age) Synchronicities make life interesting. Each year, I return to my two week timeshare located Corridor in Baja Sud. I’ve shaped it into my own wellness retreat by watching the sun rise over the Sea of Cortez, walking through landscaped gardens, running on [...]

26 09, 2018

Is work really a natural expression of you?

2018-10-12T03:28:16+00:00September 2018|CAREER|

In a few weeks I will be back at New York University to teach a course in “Career Transition and Change.” My students are mostly Millennials. I am a Baby Boomer aka at an Expressive Age. My goal is to emphasize that career is part of lifespan development. It’s not [...]

14 09, 2018

Mid-career transition along the arcs of success?

2018-10-26T06:02:41+00:00September 2018|CAREER|

Amagansett (SR, Expressive Age) Have you ever thought about a new career? How would you achieve it? My colleague Victoria Axelrod and I developed SuccessArcs™, a visually online based course designed to assist professional women achieve a career transition or readiness to make a change based on sharing [...]

10 09, 2018

Working longer and starting later: In years

2018-10-26T06:07:26+00:00September 2018|CAREER|

Work is a way to express your interests, skills, and personality, if you're fortunate enough to have found the right fit. Mid and late-career change can be both a crisis and opportunity. As we reach an Expressive Age (50 to 75) re-considering that fit takes much thought, effort, and even [...]

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