Research and Publications
Although formal programs currently matching experienced adults with the need of youth are relatively small in scope and scale, this white paper, prepared for a conference sponsored by Encore.org, the Stanford Center on Longevity and the David and Lucille Packard Foundation, argues that the potential is enormous.
A case study from Arizona, where the encore idea has taken firm root in the Phoenix metro area, demonstrating the full spectrum of encore programs in action.
Encore.org’s 2014 research shows that the encore career trend is re-emerging with new resilience as the economy recovers from the downturn. Millions of people continue to want to use their experience to address big problems in their communities, the country and...
New Roles, Few Rules, the third in a series of reports from the Life After Leadership Project, offers leaders who are leaving their executive positions a framework of hope for what their new life will look like without sugarcoating some of the risks and decisions...
Human resource professionals are taking notice of the immense human talent represented by the encore population as discussed in the premier journal for the field.
Former Encore.org vice president Judy Goggin provides professionals involved in life planning with guidance on how to coach clients when thinking about going back to school for work/life transitions.
In this Harvard Business Review blog, Encore.org Founder Marc Freedman highlights the trend in higher education of universities who are beginning to respond to the desire of boomers for encore careers
The Leadership in Leaving, the second in a series of reports from the Life After Leadership Project by the Building Movement Project, Civic Ventures, and Clohesy Consulting, is based on extensive interviews with long-term leaders age 50 and older. It focuses on how...
in this podcast, Laura Cartensen, head of the Stanford Longevity Center discusses the implications of adding decades to the middle of the life span.
In this article in Change, the Magazine of Higher Learning, Encore.org Founder Marc Freedman issues a call for higher education to create schools of the second half of life.