Surviving Midlife Career Changes - Blog
Entering Another Career Change
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 18:46:19 GMT
​If you’ve been following my blog posts for any length of time you will have hopefully picked up on two main themes. First, although it may not be the most desirable thing to have happen, closing a business is not uncommon in today’s economy. Second, when you close a business and you happen to be in your late to mid-50’s, it really isn’t the end of the world. I have pointed out several times that if you are in your 50’s and beyond, you have far more value in t [...]
The Wheels Keep Spinning
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 03:14:48 GMT
​If you were to ask me to describe the past month to you I’d have to say that there was a lot of activity. So much so, that the wheels on our car seemed to always be spinning us to somewhere. September turned out to be one of the busiest months both Brenda and I have had in quite some time. I am a little bit amazed that we were able to keep up such a high pace in order to get through it all. Volunteer Activities My month was filled with the usual set of meetings for the non [...]
I Call It Semi-Retirement
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 02:12:52 GMT
​I don’t really see myself actually retiring in the sense that one who reaches a certain age quits working. This is probably why I have never really considered retirement as part of my future plans. If I told you what both my wife, Brenda are currently doing in our lives, you would likely say we are working two full-time careers, even if we happen to be working for ourselves. That’s the ways it has been for at least the past year. Brenda has been spending a lot of time in [...]