Guess I'm Technically Retired
Evelyn Rodriguez on Passionate Work
This just in from the recent Newsweek cover story on Boomers. According to the Merrill Lynch New Retirement Survey, 81 percent of boomers expect to keep working past 65, but their professional goals will shift:
Says Ken Dychtwald, president of Age Wave:
You have corporate CEOs who want to be schoolteachers, and marketing managers who'd really rather run a coffee shop, bookkeepers who want to join the Peace Corps. They'll work fewer hours or only eight months a year, and they won't be as concerned about having the biggest office or the most lucrative job. It will be more important to do something they enjoy.'
Agree? Disagree? How about you? Still dreaming of a big corner office? Waiting until retirement to run that coffee shop? To volunteer? To do something you enjoy?