Freedom 55. In Canada, we have an insurance company who has extolled the virtues of financial planning through the campaign of Freedom 55. It looks like with good financial planning you can enjoy a life of leisure and cruising.
Free choice. I turned 55 today and I feel free. I am not looking for freedom from work I am looking for the freedom to make choices and to contribute for the next 20 years to the field of employee engagement. One of the beautiful aspects about the time we live in, from my perspective, is the freedom to choose and the number of options available for working.
Retired is tired. For some people, retirement means being tired twice: first tired of working than tired from not working.
Beginner’s mind. At 55 I feel like I am just beginning and bringing some of the freshness of what Zen master Shunryu Suzuki stated about beginners mind: In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few. We have so many potential pathways to foster authentic and fuller levels of employee engagement for the benefit of all.
Engage along with me, the best is yet to be,