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Retire on Purpose
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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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What will your legacy be?

By Daven Moldrich, retired Westpac banker, currently mentoring. 

Tell us about your career, Daven.

I started at the Bank of NSW, (which later became Westpac), in 1973. I then had nearly 40 years with Westpac in multiple areas of the Bank. The beauty of the size of Westpac is the wide range of diverse roles I was able to take on.  My roles ranged from being a Corporate Manger, Regional Commercial Manager, Head of HR in Corporate & Institutional, Private Bank Director and Head of...

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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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Row, row, row your boat

Written by Brad Jobe, Retired Leadership Development Consultant.  

'The unexamined life is not worth living', said Socrates.

Now I wouldn’t be impertinent enough to challenge nor affirm this piece of Socratic wisdom, though thanks to a Christmas present gifted to me by my eldest Daughter Melinda and her family, I am (during 2021) enjoying the opportunity to discover the voracity or otherwise of what Socrates offered. At the time of writing I am 8 months into a 12-month...

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Find out who you are and do it on purpose

By David Fish, Strategic Coach.

I have been lucky to be trusted to coach some amazing human beings over the past 20 years. And every now and then I meet someone who makes me simply say wow! They have a unique approach to life and have charted their own pathway, which is exciting and true to who they are. When I first started coaching David Fish, it was 2018, and he was in a senior leadership position in the media sector. At the time he was questioning and exploring ideas about his...

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It's all about balance

By Pip Malin, Westpac semi-retired banking professional.   
 
In this series of short interviews, we share ideas, wisdom and musings from those people who are nearing, have recently or are fully retired. Pip's message is useful for us all, whatever our life stage.   
 
For those of you thinking about retiring, I thought I'd share some of my thoughts about the importance of balance, when you move through this big life transition. It has now been...
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