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About Donna Kastner

Donna Kastner is founder of Retirepreneur, a collaborative community for professionals in their 50s and 60s, striving for a smooth segue from full-time job to part-time consulting practice. Through articles, videos, podcasts and workshops, Donna’s ushering in new conversations about blending work and retirement. You can visit her website here http://retirepreneur.com, or find her on Facebook and Twitter.
Latest Posts | By Donna Kastner
3 Remarkable Gifts that Help You Flourish in Your 60s
1 week ago

3 Remarkable Gifts that Help You Flourish in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

When I was 57, there was a day of reckoning. Truth be told, it ran longer than a single day. It was more like a series of “dark and stormy nights.”

The nest was empty, and while we were delighted to see our three sons flying solo with minimal turbulence, their need for guidance from us was dropping sharply. Read More

50 Ways to Leave Your Employer to Launch Your Own Gig After 60
2 months ago

50 Ways to Leave Your Employer to Launch Your Own Gig After 60

Sometimes inspiration comes from unexpected places. One morning, I was working on this post, but the concepts weren’t gelling. Rounds of writing, editing, deleting and starting again from scratch ensued. Read More

Starting an Encore Business? Chat with a Few Smart Millennials First
7 months ago

Starting an Encore Business? Chat with a Few Smart Millennials First

Human beings are naturally hard-wired to favor encounters and exchanges with like-minded people.

This website is proof positive of that inclination and it makes sense. Who else but another 60-something might grasp all (or most) of life’s intricacies than someone walking the very same journey? Read More

Why More Boomers Are Rejecting the “Senior” Label
9 months ago

Why More Boomers Are Rejecting the “Senior” Label

By  •  Mindset

I’ve never been fond of labels.

Labels tend to perpetuate negative stereotypes and prompt people to jump to the wrong conclusions.
Read More

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