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Showing all blogs for category: Unretirement


3 August 2021 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  LinkedIn  PersonalBranding

Who am I? The hardest part of unretirement?

Of all the challenges people face as they retire, the hardest and least expected is – who am I?

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29 June 2021 By Victoria Tomlinson

Happy Retirement  Unretirement

Your top questions on retirement – that you dare not ask?

We are working with a number of professional firms, helping partners plan for their retirement. Some can be as far as ten years off, most just one or two years away.

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22 April 2021 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Health and wellbeing

'A life lived well’ – lessons for anyone over 50 from HRH Prince Philip

Active, interested and interesting into his late 90s, HRH Prince Philip lived a life that many aged over 50 would like to emulate. And not much of it was to do with his privileged background – in many ways he had to work harder than most to carve out a role, both through his life and as he aged.

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10 February 2021 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Retirement Planning  newsletter

Online workshops - great success & our new podcast

1. Online workshops - great success

 We have a busy spring ahead, running online programmes for partners coming up to retirement at legal and accountancy firms .

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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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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

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