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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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26 July 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Purpose

Once you retire – do people know you are still active? Or think you are out to grass?

I had a really interesting conversation with someone last week that got me thinking about a major issue once you retire.  Once you don’t have a ‘job’, how do you make sure your network knows you are still active, up for opportunities and very much part of the working world?

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22 July 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Purpose  PersonalBranding

What next for Theresa May – and Luke Johnson … and you?

A few weeks ago I saw this cutting in a Sunday paper and was shocked.  Theresa May’s allies think she ‘could return to serve in a future Tory government’ and Cameron is ‘eyeing up a comeback’.

It got me thinking about people coming to the end of their careers and looking at their next options.

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17 July 2019 By Next-Up

Unretirement  Networking  Skills  Mentoring  Purpose  Trustees  Retirement  Retirement Planning  pre-retirement  Volunteering

New opportunities at Next-Up Summer Party

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3 June 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Depression in Retirement  Blog  Unretirement  Purpose

We can’t ignore mental health in retirement any longer

To anyone working full time, retirement looks like a world of glamour and fun with stories of world-wide travel, walking the Pennines and endless coffees and lunches with friends.

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30 May 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Purpose  Retirement  pre-retirement

Retiring employees – the employer’s responsibility?  Or not?

There is a (very small) sea change happening among employers as to their roles and responsibilities towards a retiring employee.  Here I want to look at what that change is, some leaders in the field such as the construction industry – and the areas where employers may want to start rethinking the opportunities of retiring employees.

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17 January 2019 By Guest writer Jim Currie

Unretirement  Purpose  Retirement  Retirement Planning  Third Age

3 steps to reinventing retirement

Recently I gave a talk to an audience comprising people 55 years and older who were thinking about retirement or who had actually made the step. The talk was about my personal retirement "transition" story and I pulled out three key areas which I hope will help others.

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