In trying to summarize the news that has resonated with me lately, I put as No. 1 learning that the UK has a new minister of loneliness. How many times do we hear that we need to develop skills for the unknown jobs of this century? It never occurred to me that a job of … Continue reading Are We Alive? Technology May or May not have the answer.
Do you have a millennial at home or at work? I do. We find article after article describing the differences between millennials and baby boomers. However, listening to the millennial I have at home I wonder: are we really that different?
I’m writing this post on Halloween day. Today fear is welcomed. Enjoy it while it lasts! “The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.” — Gandhi In my readings on retirement a common pattern arises. People near to stepping outside of the work box fear it. I speak about retirement … Continue reading Fear No More
I met Jeanette at a social event this summer. Our conversation moved quickly from our professional lives to “I will retire in Mexico," she said. I think she noticed my bewilderment after she mentioned her retirement plan. Based on OECD analysis of quality of life cities like Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver are among the … Continue reading Conversation with Jeanette. Future Expat.
“These days Dr. Goodall, who turned 81 earlier this month, has effectively exchanged the day-to-day rigour of field biology for a gruelling travel schedule that keeps her on the road about 300 days a year. Her aim is global conservation, or ‘making the world a better place for all living things’ – the stated mission … Continue reading … to the 21st Century Retirees
It doesn’t bug me jokes about gender tendencies. "There’s no 'I' in denial." Peter Serafinowicz Ok, it does bug me a little. Who can say who talks more, suggests more, or anything else in a relationship? The couple does, which reminds me that I have something to suggest to my SO (significant other). Have you ever applied … Continue reading Vent. Listen. Repeat.
For lack of a better name my retirement vision so far could be GREAT EXPECTATIONS! “Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There's no better rule.” ― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations When I look through the eyes of retirement I see this giant jigsaw puzzle with each piece representing my expectations. The risk … Continue reading Let’s Flex our Creativity Muscle