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Next gen – retirement. Choose or lose?

Rush hour in London underground

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A few years before I turned forty, an associate said to me he was planning his retirement.  “Retirement?” I thought to myself, “That’s the last thing on my mind”.

More than a decade later, I still think it’s a way off, but sometimes it seems a lot closer. With downsizings in workplaces it can arrive earlier than you expect …

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Background photo credit – Gabriel Santiago via unsplash.com

The two hundredth post is here. Those posts have covered all sorts of topics from all sorts of sources. There have been highlights and lowlights – but I’m still here. In two hundred more, where will I be? More things to do, places to see and people to meet. Will you be one of them?

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Photo credit – Matthew Wiebe via unsplash.com

Monday’s big reveal went smoothly. Many people complimented me on on my new “do”. I thanked them. No point in destroying that illusion.  It makes for quick preparation for work – no blow-drying, no styling. I could get used to this!

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Do you have grit?

Martins Zemlicker

Do you live life like it’s a marathon or a sprint? I think the marathoners are better suited to the long haul. But physical fitness aside, what attributes predict success in the marathon of life? The answer, according to one psychologist is “grit”.

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Am I ready for the big reveal?

Photo credit - author's own

Photo credit – author’s own

The big reveal! On the reality TV renovation shows, there is a lot of build up to the moment when they reveal the outcome of the rebuilding and building renewal efforts that entertain viewers each week. There will be no such drama associated with mine, which will probably happen next week!

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