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Next-Up Blog

 

16 November 2018 By Guest writer Simon Hill

Non-Executive Roles  Mentoring  Conference 

Mentoring young tech entrepreneurs - Learning more than we give?

I’ve recently had an enlightening and yet humbling experience. I have been working with a young tech entrepreneur and was looking forward to sharing my wisdom. What I never expected was that I would learn as much, if not more, from him.

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15 November 2018 By Guest writer Julian Horrocks

Purpose  Happy Retirement 

Tips and insights on becoming a mentor to start-ups

Julian Horrocks, former partner at Eversheds and founder of Yorkshire Business Mentor, is a speaker at the Next-Up conference in Leeds on 20 November. Here he shares his tips and insights on becoming a mentor to start-ups.

 

 

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22 October 2018 By Next-Up

Blog

A testimonial: 'remorphing' your career path after retirement

What does Next-Up do? Here, one of our members explains how it has changed her life...

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19 October 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

News 

Victoria Tomlinson & Next Up

Victoria Tomlinson launched Next-Up, a one-of-a-kind platform to help people leaving corporate life use their skills in unretirement. Victoria describes her not-so-typical day, and why un-retiring is on the rise

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18 October 2018 By Guest writer Pamela Major

Consultancy  Skills

Changing career in your 50s - how not to fall off a cliff!

Standing in front of my security cabinet in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, I spun the combination lock for the last time. After 28 years, with postings in Beijing, Moscow, Berlin and London, I was about to walk out of a high-prestige, secure, established job, into – the unknown.

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16 October 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Mentoring  Blog  Happy Retirement 

Be prepared for the emotional rollercoaster of leaving corporate life

It doesn’t matter who you are and how successful you have been, don’t be dismayed if you find the transition of leaving corporate life to pursue a portfolio career or unretirement or whatever, very hard.

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11 October 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Boredom in Retirement  Happy Retirement 

Why you shouldn’t just be “filling time” in retirement

I recently came across this article, entitled Wealthy enough to retire; too bored to stay retired, by Rob Walker in the Seattle Times. The piece offers some really great solutions to what Walker describes as “the most enviable workplace dilemma of all time”.

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9 October 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Purpose  Skills

Victoria Tomlinson’s 5 tips for a fuller working life

Many of us are living longer. The time you spend in retirement could now be 30 years or more, depending on when you retire and how long you live. So it’s important to think about the retirement you want, and plan for it.

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4 October 2018 By Guest writer Jonny Ross

Non-Executive Roles  Skills  Blog  Conference

Why all non-executive directors need to be strong digital leaders

Non-executive directors need to understand digital or they will fail the companies they serve. In this blog, Digital Strategist Jonny Ross from Fleek Marketing explains why he believes retirement is the perfect time to get digital.

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