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Fired at 64 …An Entrepreneur at 66

Fired at 64 …An Entrepreneur at 66

 It was a Friday afternoon in December 2009 – just a few days before Christmas. Paul Tasner’s boss asked him “Hey, can you jump into a quick meeting with me before you take off for the weekend?” “So I followed him into a room and there in the room was our Director of...

From Late Night With Conan To The Big Garden on Rikers Island

From Late Night With Conan To The Big Garden on Rikers Island

Deborah Shaw was a successful costume designer in New York City. For 15 years she worked for “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” creating hundreds of costumes for the program. But when the show opted to move to Los Angeles, she decided to stay in New York and do something...

The Generation Gap and the Future of American Politics

The Generation Gap and the Future of American Politics

The generation gap in the 2018 congressional election -- the largest in history -- offers a peek at what the contours of American politics could look like for decades to come. Here are the key takeaways. We’re seeing the largest partisan age gap ever. We’ve never...

Finally, a Free Online Class on Encore Careers!

Finally, a Free Online Class on Encore Careers!

  We teach what we want to learn. For about a decade, while working as a freelance journalist/author/speaker, I taught an adult education class on freelance writing at a local community center. I taught because I knew it was the best way to keep my own writing...

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