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15 April 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Retirement

15 ways to avoid being a victim of ageism

I have never been interested in people’s ages.  Until we started Next-Up.  Now I am intrigued when someone says, ‘I am 57’ and I have to stop myself gasping – I had them at nearly 70; or the reverse of that, someone says they are late 60s and I thought they were a decade younger.

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11 February 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Retirement  partners  pre-retirement  professional firms

Why it pays to motivate partners pre-retirement

Should we help partners who are retiring – and if so what and how?

This is one of the hot topics in professional firms at the moment – and here I want to share some of the issues if you don’t help them and the opportunities that are being overlooked in the process. 

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6 February 2019 By Guest writer Andie Lawson

Blog  Unretirement  Small Business  Consultancy  Boredom in Retirement  Retirement Planning

From redundancy to rejuvenation in six months!

Six months ago, I was in my dream job at Prudential, a company I loved. Over nearly two decades, I had the privilege of working with hundreds of Financial Planners, helping them to grow and develop their own skills and their business models.

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5 December 2018 By Guest writer Celia Dodd

Blog  Unretirement  Conference

Making ‘retirement’ work – step back before stepping forward

Guest blog by Celia Dodd, author of ‘Not Fade Away: How to thrive in retirement’

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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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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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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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28 August 2018 By Guest writer Alison Maitland

Blog  Unretirement

Realising your dreams in ‘unretirement’

When I decided to leave the Financial Times after 20 years, an older friend asked: ‘So you’re retiring then?’ I was in my early 50s and the question shocked me. Retirement? Not likely. I was raring to go.

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