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“What Is Your Legacy?” by Bev Scott

“What Is Your Legacy?” by Bev Scott

I found myself in conversation with a friend discussing the second edition of a professional book released last year.  I commented that updating the book had not been a part of my plan for my third act, but it was a professional legacy. That conversation started me thinking more about my legacy and how I […]

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“Transition to Her Third Act Writing Career: An Interview with Jewelle Gomez” by Bev Scott

“Transition to Her Third Act Writing Career: An Interview with Jewelle Gomez” by Bev Scott

As Jewelle was preparing to retire as Director of Grants & Community Initiatives at Horizons Foundation to devote full time to her writing career,  we interviewed her to learn about her experience in preparation for this transition both practically and emotionally.  We share her perspectives below. The 3rd Act:  What motivated your decision to retire […]

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“My Portfolio Life: An Irish Retirement Story” by Greg Butler

“My Portfolio Life: An Irish Retirement Story” by Greg Butler

We welcome our guest blogger from Ireland, Greg Butler: Shakespeare’s ‘Seven Ages of man’ suggests that there is an underlying pattern to our lives involving distinct stages or acts- infant, schoolboy, lover, soldier, justice, pantaloon, and second childhood.  The successful transition between stages depends on how well the preceding life phase has been lived. Retirement […]

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