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Next-Up Blog

 

20 February 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Networking  Skills  Helping Charities  Purpose  Retirement  Retirement Planning

What next in unretirement? Could the answer be… in your own company?!

I had an interesting session with a director of a global corporate the other day. When we were exploring what she might do next, I asked her various questions including, ‘Are you interested in helping women into leadership positions?’

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7 February 2020 By Guest writer Jason Iyeke

Skills  Purpose  Third Age  Volunteering  entrepreneurs

Should people over 50 start a business?

Guest blog by Jason Iyeke, Entrepreneur

If you are over 50 and aspiring to be an entrepreneur, you may be curious about business or wondering if it is too late to start a business. If that’s you then this may be the article you need to read.

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30 January 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Happy Retirement  Workshop  LinkedIn  Retirement Planning

What next after retirement – 7-step process to fill a blank sheet

What next?  Is that a question worrying you about ‘retirement’?

You are excited about freedom, new horizons, time to travel and for family – and walking, cycling or whatever. But you have skills.  You want to be useful and use those skills.  But doing what?

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23 January 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Networking  LinkedIn  social media  blogging

14-day New Year action plan to make LinkedIn work

I can’t tell you how many people I meet who say, “I must update my LinkedIn”.

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26 November 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Skills  Mentoring  Boredom in Retirement  Retirement  Retirement Planning  pre-retirement  professional firms  coaching  entrepreneurs

The reality check of retirement – a must-read for anyone 50+ thinking about retirement

On a scale of one to ten, how much have you thought about retirement? If you have at all, is it a sort of fantasy world of travelling and relaxing? Or a move into a portfolio of interesting roles? Or playing golf and walking with friends most days?

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18 November 2019 By Next-Up

Events  Video  Mentoring  Purpose  Retirement  entrepreneurs  Tech

Professionals help tech entrepreneurs focus

Next-Up organised an inspirational workshop for partners coming up to retirement. Part of this was mentoring tech entrepreneurs – hear this next generation say how it helped them. And what did the partners think?  One said, “Our country is in safe hands with these young people” and another said “I am going to help this entrepreneur – I can learn more from her than I will be able to help.”

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5 November 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Networking  Skills  Mentoring  Small Business  Purpose  Retirement  coaching  entrepreneurs  Tech

Can a ‘non-techie’ mentor a tech entrepreneur? Yes, absolutely!

I am writing this blog to reassure an experienced generation of business leaders that they have a great deal of value to tech entrepreneurs – and younger people in whatever walk of life.

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30 October 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Mentoring  Purpose  Retirement

20 experienced business people, 12 tech entrepreneurs – and magic happens!

Last week we launched our first City MeetUp in Leeds to kickstart getting a generation of experienced business people to mentor tech entrepreneurs.

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24 October 2019 By Next-Up

Networking  Video  Mentoring  Retirement

City MeetUp in Leeds

On Tuesday 22 October we had our first City MeetUp event in Leeds - bringing together tech entrepreneurs and experienced business leaders to help growing businesses and the economy.

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