Starting Up Later in Life: My Q&A With StartupNation

StartupNation is one of the leading online communities for entrepreneurs and I’ve followed their work since they were an early startup created by two entrepreneurial brothers with an eye for business and a budding radio following. So I was jazzed when the site...

New Buildings for New Aging

On August 9, 2016, architect and author Matthias Hollwich visited with the Encore.org team to chat with us about his work and his book, New Aging. The following is a condensed and edited version of our conversation. {Note: Hollwich, born and raised in Germany,...

Art Thinking Your Way to an Encore Career

A chat about using creativity to make a difference and make a living Amy Whitaker lives at the intersection of two seemingly opposing worlds — art and business. She’s been toggling between teaching artists about economics and coaching business people to think like...

Choosing Purpose . . . at Every Age

Finding work with purpose is trending these days. I spend most of my time thinking about those who want it in their encore careers, but it’s exactly what young people want, and they don’t want to wait to find it. They are determined to grab it from the very start of...