Times have changed. Few people today think of retirement as being “put out to pasture.” After all, day after day of hitting the golf course probably would get old very quickly. That’s why most people think of retirement as a chance to begin a new chapter in their lives.
The way we conduct business keeps changing and will keep changing. It used to be the golf course was one of the best places to do business outside the office.
Volunteering will likely mean something different to just about everyone who reads this.
Think about it. Becoming a volunteer could range from working at an animal shelter or in a food kitchen, becoming a docent or a tour guide at a museum. It could involve serving on the board of a non-profit whose mission is especially meaningful to you.
Retirement for most Boomers does not mean taking it easy in a rocking chair. They aren’t looking for another job but many recognize a calling to find a way to give back to their community. One way is to serve as a board member for a not for profit organization.
People today are dealing with tough questions as they reach retirement.
After being a business owner, CEO, or any kind of corporate executive, how do you reinvent yourself? When you’ve followed a script your whole life, what do you do when you don’t know the next chapter? More importantly, how do you create a new life story for yourself?
There’s a “silver tsunami” making waves. Around 10,000 Baby Boomers will hit retirement, every single day, over the course of the next twenty years – and, that’s just in the U.S.