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Showing all blogs for category: Retirement

 

9 November 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Networking  Skills  Retirement

Seven strategies to direct your unretirement

The phrase of this year has been ‘to pivot’ – along with ‘unprecedented’. And it struck me, pivoting is essentially what people have to do in unretirement. Change direction, try new things, be prepared for some to work and others not to (I am avoiding the word fail here – everything you try will help build a picture for the future).

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3 November 2020 By Guest Writer Dr Sarah Hattam

Happy Retirement  Unretirement  Retirement  Health and wellbeing

The key to longevity – is smiling you in the face!!

George Orwell famously wrote: “At 50, everyone has the face he (or she) deserves”.

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28 September 2020 By Guest writer Meirion Jones

Unretirement  Skills  Retirement  listening  accountants  expertise  lawyers

Listening is key to making a success of unretirement

I was recently a panellist on one of the Managing Partners’ Forum excellent webinars, looking at the importance of listening when professionals are trying to win business. 

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11 September 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Happy Retirement  Unretirement  Networking  Trustees  Retirement  Retirement Planning  partners  pre-retirement  professional firms  Mentors

City lawyers may struggle to come to terms with retirement

Next-Up is featured in The Times today (Thursday 10 September 2020) on the challenges of early retirement for partners in law firms. We can help partners vision a new future

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2 July 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Networking  Retirement

If you are really serious about finding new roles …

I wanted here to share one of the biggest challenges that this retirement stage of life poses – and offer insights, if not exactly solutions, to the change in mindset needed if people want to win new roles.

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14 May 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Purpose  Retirement  Retirement Planning  pre-retirement  Portfolio Career  HR  Covid

The challenge of making partners/directors retired or redundant

COVID-19 has been the biggest challenge of our working lives. But its impact is only just starting. Firms and corporates are already looking at what next for our business. And inevitably many will be weighing up loyalty to their peers against the need to rethink business models and open up opportunities for younger generations.   

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17 April 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Mentoring  Retirement  Volunteering  entrepreneurs  Tech

Entrepreneur says mentor has been ‘life-saver’

Victoria Speight, co-founder of Leeds-based Laboc Communications, says her mentor has been a life-saver and helped her cope with the impact of COVID-19 on her business.

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1 April 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Skills  Helping Charities  Mentoring  Retirement  pre-retirement  social media  CV  entrepreneurs  Tech

7 tips to write a profile for mentoring/non-executive director roles!

Thanks to the dozens of people who have signed up to be mentors to entrepreneurs and leaders – of any sector – in these challenging times (if you want to know more – go to www.next-up.com and click on the 500 mentors popup).

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27 March 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Mentoring  Purpose  Retirement  pre-retirement  Volunteering  entrepreneurs

500 mentors – what is it and tips for writing your mentoring profile in COVID-19 times

500 mentors was launched at great speed, with the support of Leeds City Council, to help entrepreneurs and leaders (of any sector) in COVID-19 times.

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