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80,000 hours


On March 15th 2023, I was invited to share my ideas at Disrupt HR in Sydney. This keynote talk helps HR leaders connect with the risks and issues with letting retirees leave without first handing down their 80,000 hours of experience.    

If you work in HR and want to find out more, email or call Nick to book in a time to talk. [email protected]  +612 8599 9376. 

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Humans of HR podcast

Retire on Purpose
Humans of HR podcast

by Nick Freedman. 

Humans of HR is a podcast and a social movement focused on the everyday challenges people experience at work. Powered by the team at Leapgen. I was interviewed by David Guazarotto about how to successfully transition from the end of their career into a great retirement, with renewed purpose, as well as finding and recruiting a successor before departing. 

David and I had a fascinating and salient conversation about Retirement 2.0 and how individuals should take a...

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Smart, Stupid and Sixty

By Nigel Marsh, TED speaker and Author.   


I remember on the morning after my 58th birthday I read in the business press that one of the graduate trainees who used to work for me in London was now the firm’s global CEO ,with an impressive office on the top floor of a skyscraper in New York. I on the other hand was unemployed in Sydney, wearing a dressing gown and sitting in our damp under garage store room, about to write a book few people were ever likely to...

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We need to feel better about ageing in order to age better

by Micaela Bartels, PR-OUD founder

‘Old’ is one of those words that will sooner or later define ourselves, whether we like it or not. In general, we prefer to ignore that fact and secretly hope that we can dodge that bullet. But here’s a simple truth: unless someone is planning on dying young he will eventually find himself being old. There is no way around it. So why is it, that we have communally decided that ‘old’ isn’t a great thing?

 This paradox...

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80,000 hours experience just walked out the door.

By Nick Freedman, CEO, Retire on Purpose.


Did you that 80,000 hours of experience walks out the door with each retiree? 

Consider for a moment how much a 60 year (who started work at 20), has invested in themselves. How many learning programs they have attended. How many challenges they have learned to tackle. And what level of resilience this has cultivated within them. They are a valuable asset within your business.  

Much this accumulated experience is what's...

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