From the Encore Movement
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In 2010, Chris Farrell tapped into the zeitgeist with his groundbreaking book, The New Frugality. Now he’s done it again with Unretirement: How Baby Boomers Are Changing The Way We Think About Work, Community, and the Good Life, which will be released on September 2....
Human resource professionals are taking notice of the immense human talent represented by the encore population – discussed in this 3-part article in the premier journal for the field.
Marc Freedman discussed how to modernize social security to encourage encore careers.
You’ve probably heard the adage before: Nobody on their deathbed ever wished they had spent more time at the office. I thought a lot about that when I heard David Brooks TED talk, where he contrasted ‘resume’ and ‘eulogy’ values – really urging us to weigh what...
Marc Freedman makes the case for a new view of retirement – the encore career – in this article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.
Adults today generally have the good fortune to be healthier and more energetic than previous generations – and an appetite for continued purpose, engagement, stimulation and challenges in life, well beyond the middle years. Plenty of older adults simply want to help...
Nominate someone for the Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence
Encore.org founder and CEO Marc Freedman reflects on the legacy of his mentor John Gardner.
Marc Freedman’s World Economic Forum blog on why a binary approach = work/retirement – doesn’t work in the face of a new demographic reality.
Marc Freedman on when kicking back is not enough