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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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17 December 2018 By Guest writer Phil Hopkins

Happy Retirement  Purpose

Writing as your new career – and having fun in the process!


Politics, business, property, finance and sport are of particular interest to us but we will listen to anyone who has a suitable ‘voice’ and idea to write for us. All we are looking for are writing skills – of course – credibility and experience, passion and commitment to write for us consistently.

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22 November 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Happy Retirement  Purpose

BBC Radio Leeds - Interview with Liz Green

Victoria Tomlinson, founder of Next-Up Limited, speaks to Liz Green at BBC Radio Leeds about 'unretirement'. Listen to the show by clicking the links below...

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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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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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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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4 September 2018 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Purpose

Is it time to retire retirement?

Earlier this month, one of our new members sent me a link to a great Radio 4 programme about alternative retirement planning, or rather, “unretirement”.  She thought it was rather amusing – we had just been talking about how she has no plans to retire and wants help to achieve her next ambitions.  And then on the radio driving home, a programme looks at all the issues we had been discussing! 

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