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Don’t Retire, Rewire!™: 5 Steps to Fulfilling Work That Fuels Your Passion, Suits Your Personality, and Fills Your Pocket, Second Edition by Rick Miners, Jeri Sedlar

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Introduction

One day we got a telephone call that surprised us. One of our corporate clients, a man named Bill, age 59, called and said, “You’ve always given me great career advice. How about some help when I quit working?” He explained, “I used to look forward to retirement ... see it as a reward for all my years of hard work, but now that it’s getting closer, I’m not so sure.”

As executive search consultants, we had worked with Bill both as a job candidate and as a client for whom we found job candidates. He was a high-energy, creative problem-solver who loved a challenge. His current job as a senior manager in a Fortune 100 technology company was stable and included a nice pension. Even with the volatility of the stock market, Bill would be ...

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