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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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4 October 2018 By Guest writer Jonny Ross

Blog  Skills  Conference  Non-Executive Roles

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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2 October 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Happy Retirement  Blog  Conference  LinkedIn

What advice would you give to the Archbishop of York as he ‘retires’?

I have just been on BBC Radio York commenting on retirement (or unretirement as we prefer to call it!) following the announcement yesterday that the Archbishop of York will retire in 2020, a few days before he is 71.

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21 September 2018 By Next-Up

News  Conference

Tech entrepreneurs look to experienced generation for skills exchange

TheBusinessDesk Yorkshire published an article on Thursday 20 September regarding the one-day Next-Up conference. 

 

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11 September 2018 By Guest writer Judy Atchison

Non-Executive Roles

Is a non-executive director role right for you? Is it the holy grail?

Retirement is no longer what it was. As we are all fitter and more active for longer, so we want more from life after an executive career. There is almost an expectation that as you step down from your chief executive, director or partner responsibilities, a non-executive director role awaits you.

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7 September 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Purpose  Boredom in Retirement

Facing boredom in retirement? Let’s get some imagination

I met a partner at one of the Big Four the other day and he reinforced something we are seeing time and again at Next-Up, the lack of imagination around what people can do after they ‘retire’ or at least leave their professional or corporate life. We think this issue could be key to boredom in retirement.

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5 September 2018 By Next-Up

News  Unretirement

Refusing to go quietly. Meet the 'unretirement' pioneer

Silver Magazine is at the beating heart of the 50+ generation. Continuing their series on facing down retirement, they spoke to Victoria Tomlinson, founder of Next-Up, to delve deeper into how second-lifers are refusing to go quietly.

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