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Showing all blogs for category: Unretirement

 

5 October 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Happy Retirement  Unretirement  Mentoring  entrepreneurs  Tech

Learn from the young when going for unretired roles!

Last week I joined our Women in Leeds Digital (WiLD) conference – I am lucky enough to chair WiLD – and joined in the three sessions, Be, Build and Belong Digital.

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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 - in our two day workshops with accountants and lawfirms partners transform from being apprehensive and uncertain to 70% being excited about opportunities ahead.

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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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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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26 March 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Blog  Unretirement  Networking  Mentoring  Retirement  blogging

10 tips for using the 500 mentors platform

Our thanks to so many people who are supporting and signing up to our 500 senior people to mentor Yorkshire entrepreneurs and leaders campaign which was launched yesterday.

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26 March 2020 By Guest writer Gareth Healey

Unretirement  Skills  Mentoring  Purpose  Retirement  entrepreneurs

10 tips for mentoring in COVID-19 times

Next-Up has just launched their 500 mentors initiative with the support of Leeds City Council. I think it is a great idea - we’ll all need to help each other like never before both during and in the wake of COVID-19.

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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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