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About Hilary Henderson

Hilary Henderson is a Retirement Coach http://www.nuhorizons.co.za. She brings to her coaching her experience as an Occupational Therapist as well as an entrepreneur. Her mission is to help people find relevance, purpose and meaning in their retirement years. Facebook is one way to reach out to her.
Latest Posts | By Hilary Henderson
Does Working in Retirement Require a Shift in Mindset?
2 weeks ago

Does Working in Retirement Require a Shift in Mindset?

The word “retirement” is taking on a completely different meaning in the 21st Century from what it meant in our parents’ day. Back then, retirement referred to the day you stopped work…
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7 Benefits of Owning a Business in Mid-Life
2 months ago

7 Benefits of Owning a Business in Mid-Life

Increasingly, we see the 50+ generation turning their hand to running their own business. For some, it is because ageism has blocked their access to mainstream employment, but for the vast majority…
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Pros and Cons of Working in the Burgeoning Gig Economy After You Hit 60
4 months ago

Pros and Cons of Working in the Burgeoning Gig Economy After You Hit 60

When we were growing up, we used the term “gig” in the context of musicians – so and so is doing a gig tonight at such and such a club. In fact, the term was first coined by jazz musicians…
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10 Pros and Cons of an Encore Career After 60
5 months ago

10 Pros and Cons of an Encore Career After 60

The concept of an “encore career” is spearheaded by the US non-profit called Encore.org. If you come to this article wondering what on earth I am talking about…
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5 Qualities You Need to Be a Successful Entrepreneur in Retirement
5 months ago

5 Qualities You Need to Be a Successful Entrepreneur in Retirement

Research shows that the number of people planning to leave a traditional “job” and instead go with self-employment is set to rise exponentially by 2020. In many economies, the lack of jobs in the formal sector is driving…
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5 Secret Weapons That Older Entrepreneurs Have and How to Use Them
6 months ago

5 Secret Weapons That Older Entrepreneurs Have and How to Use Them

The obvious strength that older entrepreneurs bring to the business table is the stash of skills and knowledge acquired and built up over a 40-year career. But what are the secret weapons…
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7 Qualities of a Good Entrepreneur That Will Help You Start a Business in Retirement
7 months ago

7 Qualities of a Good Entrepreneur That Will Help You Start a Business in Retirement

In a previous blog, I offered some points to consider when you decide to become an entrepreneur in retirement. This time I would like to look at the qualities that make a successful entrepreneur. Read More

4 Reasons Why I Decided to Work with a Business Coach in Retirement (And What I Learned)
7 months ago

4 Reasons Why I Decided to Work with a Business Coach in Retirement (And What I Learned)

When I retired at the age of 60, I had no idea what I would do with this new stage of my life. I had not planned to leave work at 60; in my mind I had thought I would continue working on till 65…
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6 Ways for an Older Woman to Become a Successful Entrepreneur
8 months ago

6 Ways for an Older Woman to Become a Successful Entrepreneur

The numbers coming from the U.S. point to a rise in the number of entrepreneurs aged 55 to 64. Research by the Kauffman Foundation on entrepreneurship indicates an increase from 15% in 1997 to 26% in 2015. Read More

5 Reasons More Boomers Are Working in Retirement – It Is Not Just About Money
8 months ago

5 Reasons More Boomers Are Working in Retirement – It Is Not Just About Money

Boomers are, true to form, changing the meaning of the word ‘retirement’. If you look it up in any dictionary, retirement is all about stopping work. But even if we can afford to, many of us have no intention of stopping work…
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