CHAPTER 5 SELF-LIBERATION: TRANSCENDING OLD ROLES
“I knew who I was as a finance specialist and a senior advisor but who will I be when I retire and leave my work and my job title behind?”
—AN ECONOMIST PREPARING TO RETIRE
“Today I’m important, I am somebody. My staff greets me in the morning, they bring me coffee and treat me with respect. The day I retire and walk out the door, however, all that stops. Then who will I be?”
—A CORPORATE EXECUTIVE DISCUSSING RETIREMENT CONCERNS
“I’ve worked hard all my life supporting others and doing the organization’s bidding. I’ve always been in support roles to others both at home and work. I don’t even know ...