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Next-Up Blog

 

22 November 2018 By Next-Up

Conference

In photos: The Next-Up Conference

It was great to see so many faces at the Next-Up conference. If you attended, thank you for helping to make it so inspiring.

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16 November 2018 By Guest writer Simon Hill

Conference  Mentoring  Non-Executive Roles

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

Happy Retirement  Purpose

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

Skills  Consultancy

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

Happy Retirement  Blog  Mentoring

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

Happy Retirement  Boredom in 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  Skills  Purpose

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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