Since trudging to the office until age 85 sounds horrific, the question is: What will an enjoyable and fulfilling retirement look like? In her new book, Retire Retirement: Career Strategies for the Boomer Generation, Tamara Erickson explores boomers' options and offers guidance for achieving them. --Forbes.com, February 28, 2008
Gone are the days when retirement meant playing golf, gardening, learning a new language or just spending your 9-to-5 on the couch. "We're living in a day and age where the last 30 or so years of your adult life are as important as the first 30..." --The Associated Press, April 1, 2008
Research has indicated that for older adults to succeed in transition, it s better to test the waters than to sit home evaluating your life with checklists and self-assessments...It s only through an iterative process of trying new things that you ll find something that really works for you. --The New York Times, April 21, 2008
About the Author
Tamara J. Erickson is both a respected, McKinsey Award-winning author and popular and engaging storyteller. Her compelling views of the future are based on extensive research on changing demographics and employee values and, most recently, on how successful organizations work. She is President of The Concours Institute, the research and education arm of BSG Concours, a division of BSG Alliance Corp., and co-author of Workforce Crisis.