How to LEVERAGE YOUR SKILLSETS to Find Your Next Career Act with “Unretirement” Author Chris Farrell
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Do you want to retire to full-time leisure, or find fulfillment in new work challenges? 

Chris Farrell is a marketplace senior economics contributor at American Public Media Group, a columnist at PBS Next Avenue and the Star Tribune, and the author of "Unretirement." He earned a BA in History at Stanford and a MSC in Sociology from the London School of Economics and Political Science. His new book, “Purpose and a Paycheck” (Feb 2019) is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. 

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In this interview, Chris delves into: 

• the definitions of “unretirement”, “rewirement” and a “third-age career” 

• the number of people in their late 50’s or early 60’s who are starting new businesses, compared to people in their 20’s (the number may surprise you!) 

• typical motivations for starting new businesses later in life 

• ways to approaching finding something new and exciting that leverages your existing skillset 

• how to incorporate leisure into your early career, and productivity into your later career 

• how to choose the right opportunities for furthering education or gaining certifications for a new career venture 

• how employers can incentivize employees to stay longer to benefit from their experience and wisdom 

• how employers can create a new form of retirement benefits that help employees launch their own ventures when they’re ready to leave the company 

• who “Purpose and a Paycheck” is for and how you can follow Chris online You can find Chris's books on Amazon. 

• Purpose and a Paycheck: Finding Meaning, Money, and Happiness in the Second Half of Life

• Unretirement: How Baby Boomers are Changing the Way We Think About Work, Community, and the Good Life

• The New Frugality: How to Consume Less, Save More, and Live Better

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