I wish we had had the guts to talk about the future before we retired. We could have saved ourselves some grief and had a lot more fun.
|--Joan, 64, rewired retiree|
Now we’ll shift gears in the rewiring process to recognize a key reality—you don’t rewire in a vacuum. In our research, we discovered that people were naïve when it came to understanding how particular outside realities could disrupt their plans for the future, as well as how their pursuits would impact others. Three key realities—relationship, societal, and workplace—can significantly affect how you approach and accomplish your rewiring. This chapter addresses all three.
Note that some of the realities will be more relevant to you than others, ...