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How to Plan a Great Second Life: Why Not Fully Live Every Day of Your Extra 30 Years? Paperback – Special Edition, October 30, 2005
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Plan your next 30 years in one fun day or week! It's your second life...* if you don't plan it, who will? * if you don't do it now, when? First, take stock of where you are today: * your assets: money, skills, things, friends * your health: now, genetic baggage, future * your money: saved, saving, expected * what you don't want to do or be later Then create your own Great Second Life! * write a Dream List * put the dreams to a commitment test * prioritize and sort them by age * coordinate them with your spouse/mate * factor in your financial resources * create a Final Action Plan! This book will walk you through each step.* The question is proaction or reaction.* You're going to live the extra years anyway.* Why not fill them with joy, fun, and purpose? (That just doesn't happen on its own.)
About the Author
Gordon Burgett speaks nationwide about "How to Plan a Great Second Life," usually to associations, labor unions, and senior/retirement groups, plus offers 50-100 workshops (about writing and publishing) annually at colleges and universities. Burgett has written 30 books and 1700+ articles, given 2000+ paid speaking performances, has produced 30 audio CD and cassette programs, ran 50 miles when he was 50 (and 135 races), played minor league baseball, and is the author of two top-selling books, The Travel Writer's Guide and Treasure and Scavenger Hunts.
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and benefits package, few plan for their psychological adjustment
to their new life ahead or for how they'll find meaning and
satisfaction after their busy work lives are behind them.
Gordon Burgett has put together an inspirational yet highly
practical manual for planning a meaningful and fulfilling life
in the autumn years.