Next For Me is a new resource that connects and inspires our generation to evolve post 50 life through new work, a new purpose or a new social contribution.
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Hosting Teachers in Your Home Comes to California. Silvernest is expanding their program of matching teachers with empty nesters for affordable housing.
AARP is wooing the 40-something woman with “The Girlfriend” a somewhat irreverent news site for young-er women.
An update on GRIT, a curated newsletter that believes “Today, the new career path is about constantly learning and evolving and improving your own personal brand.” LINK
Techniques for Facing Burnout The authors of “Extinguish Burnout” inspire us with these tips for coping with burnout at work. Gratitude and savoring are on the list. LINK
We’re Hosting Events in Ohio in August
Along with our partner Retirepreneur, we’re hosting 3 events in Ohio from August 13-15. If you’re nearby, come on by. LINK
Taking the Work Out of Networking Karen Wickre isn’t a “work the room kind of person.” In our interview the former Silicon Valley veteran lays out her low-pressure approach to building and keeping a network that counts. LINK
Your Next Career is “All About the Network” “It’s all about the network. It’s always been about the network. 85 percent of jobs are filled through referrals, not through resumes.” Check in with career coach John Tarnoff. His book “Boomer Reinvention” is a no-nonsense reality check on the importance of your network when making career moves. LINK
We’re Going on Summer Vacation!
We’re taking a week off to hike, spend time with family and friends and reflect on our work at Next For Me. The newsletter will be back on July 24th with updates on our fall series of events.
Until we return, consider joining My Community our online group discussing what’s next. LINK
The former Google executive, editorial director of Twitter and self-described introvert offers networking advice for anyone who has ever cancelled a coffee date due to social anxiety—about how to nurture a vibrant circle of reliable contacts without leaving your comfort zone.
Next For Me is a new resource that connects and inspires our generation to evolve post-50 life through new work, a new purpose or a new social contribution.