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Showing all blogs for category: Retirement Planning

 

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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25 March 2020 By Next-Up

Networking  Skills  Helping Charities  Mentoring  Purpose  Retirement  Retirement Planning  professional firms  Volunteering  entrepreneurs

Hundreds of Yorkshire business people being called out of retirement

It is not only doctors and nurses who are being called out of retirement to help tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

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25 February 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Retirement  Retirement Planning  pre-retirement  professional firms  entrepreneurs  HRdirectors  HR

The goal for HR directors – an elegant exit for directors?

I had a thought provoking – and sad – conversation with an HR director of a professional firm recently. We are doing a workshop for partners to help them think about their future – unretirement, if you like. Like many firms they are starting to help partners some years ahead, not just in the last year as they are about to leave.

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20 February 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Networking  Skills  Helping Charities  Purpose  Retirement  Retirement Planning

What next in unretirement? Could the answer be… in your own company?!

I had an interesting session with a director of a global corporate the other day. When we were exploring what she might do next, I asked her various questions including, ‘Are you interested in helping women into leadership positions?’

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30 January 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Happy Retirement  Workshop  LinkedIn  Retirement Planning

What next after retirement – 7-step process to fill a blank sheet

What next?  Is that a question worrying you about ‘retirement’?

You are excited about freedom, new horizons, time to travel and for family – and walking, cycling or whatever. But you have skills.  You want to be useful and use those skills.  But doing what?

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26 November 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Skills  Mentoring  Boredom in Retirement  Retirement  Retirement Planning  pre-retirement  professional firms  coaching  entrepreneurs

The reality check of retirement – a must-read for anyone 50+ thinking about retirement

On a scale of one to ten, how much have you thought about retirement? If you have at all, is it a sort of fantasy world of travelling and relaxing? Or a move into a portfolio of interesting roles? Or playing golf and walking with friends most days?

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20 September 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

LinkedIn  Non-Executive Roles  Consultancy  Retirement Planning  pre-retirement  professional firms  PersonalBranding

A template to help partners who are retiring

We have spent the last 18 months talking to, helping and working with dozens of professional firms and individual partners – mostly accountancy and law firms.

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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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20 May 2019 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Networking  Non-Executive Roles  Retirement Planning

Would your personality suit part-time director roles?

Someone in our network recommended this book, Executive Freedom – he is a part-time IT director for smaller businesses and part of the Liberti Group behind this book.

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