This one can push you to write your own narrative as you look back at where your journey has taken you and may help you discover and rediscover your life story, inspiring you to push off in new directions.
Get a greater sense of who you are and what you want, and to have the vitality, confidence, and direction to create your next amazing chapter.
When something catastrophic like this happens, it’s human nature to take stock of the how fleeting and precious life can be, particularly when you have reached a certain age. We pause and ponder, is this really what it’s all about?
The older partner can bring decades of experience, potential clients or customers and possibly capital while the younger one can deliver the ambition of someone in the early stages of a career, plus an eagerness to try new ways of doing things.
Rob Lachenauer, a partner and CEO at Banyan Global Family Business Advisors in Boston, says there’s one thing that makes family businesses different from all others. “In a non-family business, you can quit your job and it’s usually a career enhancing move. In a family business, you sure can’t quit your family,” Lachenauer told me. As someone […]
With a tight labor market and an unemployment rate floating around 3.7 percent, there are signs that some employers facing worker shortages are more willing to rehire their retirees or other former employees. Executive-level retirees have always been sought after to boomerang back to former employers as troubleshooters. What’s different today is that there are […]
On a typical weekday, up to 10 tour groups may traipse through Colgate University’s new Benton Hall, the home of the Center for Career Services, which is on the main academic quad. “Again, and again, I hear a simple ‘wow,’” said Michael A. Sciola, associate vice president of institutional advancement and career initiatives. That reaction […]
Kerry Hannon is a nationally recognized expert and strategist on career transitions, personal finance, entrepreneurship and retirement. She is a frequent TV and radio commentator and is a sought-after keynote speaker at conferences across the country. She has appeared as a career and financial expert on The Dr. Phil Show ABC, CBS,CNBC, NBC Nightly News, NPR, and PBS. […]
In this month’s Books You Should Read, it’s all about the career change. If you need a new position, these are the books to help you plan, prepare and find success If work is getting you down, stressing you out or making you miserable, it may be time to think about switching. A career change […]