Retirement can actually be another word for freedom—of mobility, of choice, and of purpose, but in world where workers are working longer, learn how you'll need to think about 65+ in a completely different way.
- The three boxes of life.…A phrase coined by Dick Bolles, author of the career manual,…"What Color Is Your Parachute?",…are learning, work, and leisure.…Now that third box, the traditional box of leisure,…after we're done with our schooling and with our careers,…is what I call the period formally known as retirement.…People are living longer.…The average life expectancy in the U.S. is over 78 years,…and that's the average so many of us…are just gonna live even longer.…We're also on average a lot healthier at an advanced age.…
So many of us are gonna be working longer as well.…In some cases it'll be because we feel energized…and motivated by the work we're doing,…and we see no reason to stop.…In other cases many haven't saved any where…near enough for retirement.…So they're gonna continue to work out of necessity.…That's why I say rule number two of the new rules of life…is retirement should be renewal.…Treat that period formally known as retirement…as a chance to do a range of activities…that renew your outlook on work, on learning, and on life.…
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- Why there are new rules of work, learning, and life
- Thinking like an entrepreneur
- Building your network
- Doing work driven by meaning
- Understanding the new rules of learning
- Becoming a lifelong learner
- Planning for leisure like you plan for work and learning
- Making time to give back
- What to do when the rules change again