In Second Acts you’ll discover topics like pursuing your passion and discovering a purpose after retirement, advice on continuing your personal growth and tackling the new surroundings of life in your prime.

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In Second Acts you’ll discover topics like pursuing your passion and discovering a purpose after retirement, advice on continuing your personal growth and tackling the new surroundings of life in your prime.

Second Acts Career Guide - Encore Careers
Second Acts

Second Acts Career Guide

Most women over 50 don’t plan to spend their so-called “retirement years” sitting on the sidelines. Baby boomer women — PRiME Women, in partic... Read More
Increase Creativity
Personal Growth

Can Saying No Increase Creativity?

I first heard of Kevin Ashton in the radio frequency identification industry long ago when I had a career in the semiconductor industry. And now that ... Read More
Time Management Strategies
Career Transition

Retirement Peril: Time Management

What was I going to do with all my free time? That was a question that I frequently was asked when I decided to retire. I was not used to a lot of dow... Read More
Closet Career Change
Personal Growth

To Change Your Career or Life, Start with Your Closet

The clutter in your closet - at home or the office - might be holding you back from the career change or ideal life you seek. Here are five steps to c... Read More
Retired Early - Early Retirement
Career Transition

How I Retired Early?

A great question but one that is very broad and multifaceted – and also, needing clarification. What do I mean by “retired” or “early”? And,... Read More
Sketch
Personal Growth

Sketch On the Road – A Sense of Place

We are all creative. Exploring a new year may include exploring your creative side. To be more creative, make some time and space to do things differe... Read More
Work or Retire
Career Transition

THINKING ABOUT THE “R” WORD

This article is the first in a series PRiME Women will be featuring in the next 30 days on retirement. We'll not only look at those of you who are nea... Read More
Art Studio
Personal Growth

Dick Evan’s Studio: Creativity Space

It’s a special treat to visit an artist’s studio. In July 2015 while in Santa Fe, NM, I visited the studios of two outstanding artists, Dick Evans... Read More
Step Out Comfort Zone
New Surroundings

What You Can Learn From Republicans, Democrats, and Millennials

3 Reasons It's Wise To Spend Time With Those Who Are Different From Us Americans may be living in an echo chamber.Several studies have revealed t... Read More
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New Surroundings

Passionate Pursuit and How Champions Think

In Bob Rotella’s book, How Champions Think, recently described in the Wall Street Journal article, The Golf Whisperer, June 17, 2015, I found many p... Read More
clutter
New Surroundings

Time To De-Clutter Your Life?

Like most of us who are in midlife, we’ve accumulated lots of “stuff”. When was the last time you examined everything in your home; not just the... Read More
Career Transition

The Cocktail Party Answer to “What Do You Do?” – After Your Retire

“What do you do?” While I have no empirical evidence, I would guess that this is one of the top, if not the number one, question, regardless of se... Read More
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