Unexpected life changes can certainly throw us for a loop and momentarily throw us off balance, leading us to commit missteps and errors in judgment. But if we can remember a few things, we can use these curveballs as an opportunity for a fresh start and turn it into a unique opportunity to design a new life — or at least, a new chapter.
Whether you intend to or not, leaving a long corporate career can change you in ways you didn’t even anticipate — most of them for the better. Mary Beth Simon and I compared notes about how life after our corporate jobs “matched up” with our plans, and the personal changes we’ve gone through since we’ve left the structured life of corporate America.
Many midlifers plan on starting a business post-retirement. Diane Tarshis of Startup Distillery discusses key tasks that should not be left out at the outset.
Waiting until retirement to enjoy our lives is the unfortunate promise that many midlifers bought into while growing up. We have options and alternatives now.
Many midlifers start businesses or turn themselves into consultants or freelancers after retirement. Here’s the basic legal information you need.
Six principles for building a successful consulting practice so you can live the life you want to have post-retirement.
It takes research, planning, and deliberate steps to make a stress-free leap to your post-retirement career. Mary Beth Simon shares how she made this happen.
Sometimes, we find the answers while we’re looking for something else. Paula Adler shares how she discovered and planned for her post-retirement career.