3 Things I learned When I Seriously Planned to Retire

Dumb Little Man

Retirement, unlike death, does not happen to all of us. Yet, I have been fascinated with retirement since I was about thirty years of age. They both worked hard and purposefully to be able to retire when my dad turned fifty-five. They held the course and we all celebrated his retirement together with a great family party. I chose sixty as my “retirement date” Unlike my parents, I did not plan or work toward this goal. Retirement is the layover.

2018 147

Seven Top Tips for Retirement Planning

Dumb Little Man

Retirement might seem a long way off, but it doesn’t mean that you can’t prepare for it ahead of time. With the right tips for retirement planning, you can take a proactive approach in preparing for your future. Learn your company pension scheme.

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Are Men Or Women More Successful At Saving For Retirement?

Dumb Little Man

Do you know who is more successful at saving for retirement ? While that disparity isn’t disappearing anytime soon, advocates for gender equality can look to one area of finance as a sign of the changing tide: retirement-saving. Read on to learn more.

Turning Sixty: Top Things To Do In Retirement

Dumb Little Man

Very soon, you’ll be celebrating your sixtieth birthday and that means you’ll be looking at your retirement, too. Here are the top things to do in retirement that can make your life more engaging and exciting: Define your passion and purpose. So, continue what your favorite pastimes were even before your retirement. See Also: Retirement Activities that are Financially Viable . Consider your retirement as a golden opportunity for you to try something new.

Learning From Large Corporation CEOs

Small Business Labs

Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « Urban Farming Continues to Expand | Main | CEOs Believe Technology is Rising in Importance » June 01, 2010 Learning From Large Corporation CEOs Every other year IBM conducts a global survey of large corporation CEOs. 

Concurrent Learning Sessions

Office Dynamics

Their concurrent sessions are hand-selected with an eye toward their highly crafted expertise; the trainers are top-notch successes in their own right; they present information and resources that are hot off the press, “just Tweeted” experiential learning that matters and makes sense Step by step they build and show specifics, so you leave knowing just want to do. I learned so much!

6 Relationship-Marketing Lessons I Learned As a Paperboy

The Solopreneur Life

The lessons I learned provided a framework for my education in business and psychology and for my career as an executive and consultant. I quickly learned that the more customers I could concentrate into my territory, the more money I could make without having to peddle the bike any further. He retired from business in 1996 and began writing and speaking. Related posts: 7 Lessons Solopreneurs Can Learn From “Mad Men&#.

2010 151

What can we learn from watching the Crystal Ball?

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection What can we learn from watching the Crystal Ball?

2010 130

How does an executive assistant maintain job security?

Office Dynamics

BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. Even if you have “arrived” and are just killing time until retirement, don’t assume your job will be there tomorrow or your personal circumstances won’t change. I implore you to learn and grow on a regular basis.

2014 181

Coffee Culture: The Origins of Your Morning Cup of Joe

Dumb Little Man

40% of millennials are spending more on coffee than they are putting in retirement savings. Food LearningIn 1699, the East India Trading Company set up the first commercial exports of coffee from Java, Indonesia.

2019 264

Creating Job Security for The Executive Assistant

Office Dynamics

BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. Even if you have “arrived” and are just killing time until retirement, don’t assume your job will be there tomorrow or your personal circumstances won’t change. I implore you to learn and grow on a regular basis.

2014 159

How to Appreciate the Pain of Financial Problems

Dumb Little Man

There are ramifications to our actions, and experiencing pain may be one’s only mechanism to learn what not to do. This point isn’t an endorsement of pain as much as it is an acknowledgment that pain is sometimes one’s preferred method of learning. Money Learning Failure

2011 285

Job Security for The EA

Office Dynamics

BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. Even if you have “arrived” and are just killing time until retirement, don’t assume your job will be there tomorrow or your personal circumstances won’t change. I implore you to learn and grow on a regular basis.

2014 130

Build Your Workplace Reputation Every Day

Office Dynamics

BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. Even if you have “arrived” and are just killing time until retirement, don’t assume your job will be there tomorrow or your personal circumstances won’t change. I implore you to learn and grow on a regular basis.

2014 130

How does an executive assistant maintain job security?

Office Dynamics

BIG Learning: Build Your Reputation Every Day. Even if you have “arrived” and are just killing time until retirement, don’t assume your job will be there tomorrow or your personal circumstances won’t change. I implore you to learn and grow on a regular basis.

2014 130

Free Blog Posts | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Time to think about the retirement fund.&# “We get to retire? No one ever told me that…&# We both know there’s no retirement fund in what we do. That’s like being able to attend a workshop given by an expert authority three times a week and learn how to improve your business without paying a penny. We want you to learn, to better your business, to succeed. And there will always be different formats, because people learn differently.

2009 56

Making A Financial Plan: How to Set Financial Goals To Live Your Best Life

Dumb Little Man

However, contrary to what most people are thinking, financial planning and budgeting aren’t just for retirement. When it comes to retirement, even though many people are saving, they still don’t know why or how much.

2020 192

What to Do When You've Run Off Into a Career Ditch

On The Job

Rather youre trying to get a job, starting a new career, in mid-career, or thinking about retiring, you can never write the ending to your story. Thom, You're right -- those bumps along the way are often our most valuable learning experiences.

2009 130

What Does It Really Mean to Be Proactive at Work?

Eat Your Career

It’s like waiting to put your seat belt on until you see an accident about to happen or waiting until the day you retire to start saving for retirement. Learning to be proactive at work is a difficult skill to master, but it’s well worth the investment of time and energy.

2019 178

Simple Money Hacks That Every Millennial Needs To Know

Dumb Little Man

I only learned this recently myself! Save For Retirement. Whether you are busy saving for a new car, a pair of shoes, or a home, retirement isn’t getting any further away.

2019 178

Modern Homesteading and the Trend Towards Greater Independence

Small Business Labs

For example, the growing FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement is all about independence.    For those interested in modern homesteading, there are a number of events you can attend to learn more.

2019 238

Liveops Distributed, Work at Home, Independent Call Center Workforce

Small Business Labs

We met with Liveops last week and learned they have about 20,000 independent agents providing customer service and sales support to over 400 enterprise clients. Many are parents or care givers and about 1 in 5 are semi-retired.

2018 192

How to Stop Wasting Time on Social Media (no willpower needed)

Dumb Little Man

It’s the 21st century equivalent to toiling away in a factory, only to be too sick and weak to enjoy life when you retire. I could have found out what I really wanted, started therapy, learned a craft, whatever.

Finding my Niche by Mary Jo Wiseman

Office Dynamics

Truth be told, I had no intention when I first returned to the workforce after being a stay-at-home mom of working for the rest of my life or until retirement. BUT, I learned and I learned quickly by making some mistakes early on.

2020 146

10 Amazing Business Ideas For Stay-At-Home Retirees

Dumb Little Man

Retirement does not mean that a senior just has to sit at home and do nothing. Many seniors prefer to work even after they have crossed the retirement age. Consulting is a great business for retirees who have learned a lot from their life lessons and previous jobs.

2017 219

Do I Really Need a Professional Development Plan?

Eat Your Career

The only “exception” to my rule is for people who are a year or two from retirement. Just because you won’t be working any longer, doesn’t mean you’ll want to stop learning and growing, right?

2019 161

How Do I Manage My Expenses After Getting Married?

Dumb Little Man

But there are some tricky avenues of a new marriage to tackle, such as learning to live with each other’s house-habits. Retirement – One excellent piece of financial advice is to start saving for your retirement as early as you can.

Live Life to Its Fullest: 39 Ways to Live and Not Merely Exist

Dumb Little Man

Learn to recognize the negative thoughts you have. Learn to open it. Learn to feel the pain intensely and really grieve. Learn to move at a snail’s pace. Learn compassion and learn to help ease the suffering of others. Learn new skills.

2018 285

8 College Courses That Will Make You Rich

Dumb Little Man

It’s one good reason why you try really hard to learn your lessons, study for your exams, and pass your classes with flying colors. However, it helps you learn how to promote certain products and services.

2019 262

Independent Work Growing Option for Gen Y and Seniors

Small Business Labs

  For older Americans, retirement looks daunting.  As we pointed out last week , most Americans feel a traditional retirement is financially out of reach. Because of this, aging boomers and others are planning on working past traditional retirement age.   But as Reuters Older Americans Learn New Trades in Tough Job Market points out, it's not easy to continue working once you approach retirement age or move past it.

2012 144

Hired as C Suite EA and role description reads like an Office Assistant – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

I was lucky enough (or so I was lead to believe) that the role I was hired for almost 2 yrs ago was for a fast-growing local company that within the next 3-5 yrs will have a complete C Suite overhaul of new leaders due to retirements.

2019 182

Is Stress Making You Want to Kiss Your Job Goodbye?

On The Job

For me, one of the great things about Twitter is that is allows me to learn more about what people experience at work every day. They can’t even look forward to retirement, because they’re going to have to work longer now.

2009 130

Introducing Boomerang Virtual Assistants

Laughing all the Way to Work

My esthetician, who opened her own shop about a year ago, said she is learning the business side as she goes. Of course you need to know the basics, but some things you really do learn on the go. We are a group of Baby Boomers who are not quite ready to retire (hence the name Boomerang) so we have a lot of experience to offer. I finally launched my new website and am open for business. Well sort of.

2018 146

Overqualified and Interviewing

Office Dynamics

I have applied for positions I was overqualified for and thankful for what I learned from them. Seeking better benefits; health, retirement, education assistance or flexible schedule. All career and even personal interests are learning experiences if you choose to accept them that way.

The Art of Professionalism: How To Shine Your Shoes

The Solopreneur Life

T he Art of Professionalism is a periodic series of articles that deal with basic — yet important — business skills that we might not have learned.

2011 173

Advice For Greypreneurs Entering The Gig Economy

Dumb Little Man

Among Baby Boomers, four out of five currently have no plans to retire. By 2019, many of them are in or approaching “retirement age”, but they aren’t ready to leave their career. Younger entrepreneurs start off their path with trial and error learning.

2019 271

Career Lessons From My Dad

Eat Your Career

So, without further ado, I give you the career lessons I learned from my father. Here’s what I learned from my father about facing fear: You just need to do it, plain and simple. My father retired as a Lieutenant Colonel after 20 years of active duty.

2013 220

The One Person Who Can Give You a Great Career

On The Job

My own dad lost his job when he was 10 months from retirement. He received a piddly retirement package and spent the next 10 years working in a gas station. It's your career that will put a roof over your head, feed your kids and your cat and help you save for retirement.

2016 141

Coworking for Moonlighters

Small Business Labs

But side giggers are increasingly motivated by other factors including learning new skills, pursuing a passion, interest or hobby, testing a business idea or simply having something that gets them engaged in ways different from their primary activity.   Many are students, homemakers, retired, unpaid care givers, etc. The coworking space Grind is now offering a coworking option for moonlighters.

2014 155

From Realtor to Business Owner: Start Your Own Real Estate Business

Small Business CEO

If you love meeting with clients at all hours and working through the paperwork to help people’s dreams come true, you probably want to continue doing so until retirement age. Learn About Starting Your Own Business.

2017 96

Lessons from a Failed Forecast

Small Business Labs

  The qualitative analysis looks OK: " a futurist specializing in workplace issues, says pressure on baby boomers wanting to retire will be so great that they will be pulled back into the labor market. From the article: The convergence of several trends--declining births, retiring baby boomers, and expected business growth--will create more jobs than there will be workers to fill them by 2010, experts predict.   So what can we learn from this?

2011 149

SURROUND yourself with a team of experts to make you and your organization SHINE!

Office Dynamics

Truth be told, I had no intention when I first returned to the workforce after being a stay-at-home mom of working for the rest of my life or until heaven forbid, retirement. BUT, I learned and I learned quickly by making some mistakes early on.

2019 237

How to Budget Using the 50/20/30 Rule

Dumb Little Man

You might feel like you’re too young to be saving up for your retirement but time flies so fast and before you know it, you haven’t saved enough for your future. Learn about the different ways to grow your money, aside from just keeping it in your bank.

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