Design Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived Joyful Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans is based on the authors’ wildly popular course on how to leverage design principles to create a more satisfying life and career. Although the Burnett/Evans course is geared towards undergrads, the program is equally useful for people of all ages, and so is their book.
Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive by Dorie Clark. Whether you hope to either start your own business, consult or freelance during retirement, this book is a must-read. Definitely one of my favorite books of the year!
Great Jobs for Everyone 50 +: Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy…and Pays the Bills by Kerry Hannon. Filled with lots of smart suggestions and resources for people interested in finding part-time jobs later in life.
Boomer Reinvention: How to Create Your Dream Career Over 50 by John Tarnoff. Strategies and advice for people over 50 looking to pivot to a second act career.
How Do I Get There From Here? by Dr. George Schofield. This book is about much more than just working after retirement, and is chock-full of helpful insights that will help guide you as you navigate through the pitfalls and joys of this new life stage.