KevinMD May 24, 2024
Arthur Lazarus, MD, MBA

In the midst of moving and changing my residential address, and at 70 years of age, I finally figured out my encore career: building Bankers Boxes. Perhaps my skills will transfer to folding pizza boxes.

This is as good a time as any to use humor, i.e. while winding down your career. Most people glumly retire. It has to be done with a modicum of planning and foresight, as well as joy and humor. The second-best advice I ever received was to retire when you are completely free from debt (other than your fixed expenses). The best advice I ever received was not to retire but rather to retire into something.

Marc Freedman, a Yale-trained MBA, originated the term “encore...

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