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Contemplating a Second Act? 3 Key Things to Consider

Posted on 04/5/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

WorkThis is a guest post by Nancy Collamer, M.S., a career coach, speaker and author of the upcoming book Second-Act Careers: 50+ Ways to Profit from Your Passions During Retirement (Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA, Jan 2013). Nancy is an expert on how to create income without a 9-5 job, and her advice has been featured in numerous national media outlets. In my role as a career coach, I am often asked how people can figure out what to do as a second-act …

Getting Inspired to Change the World at Hogwarts

Posted on 04/2/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

VolunteeringThe following is a guest post from Kim Sedmak, Executive Producer of AARP’s “Your Life Calling” with Jane Pauley: I had the wonderful opportunity to be present at the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship March 28-30, 2012. Three days of being embraced, inspired and empowered by 900 delegates from 66 countries at the Oxford University’s Said Business School. I was invited as a member of the media with the intention of trying to locate innovative examples of people 50+ …