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Find Life’s Sweet Spot in the New Retirement

An easy, eight-step guide to self-discovery that lets you make the most of your later years.

We are living longer and healthier lives than ever before. Baby Boomers, born between 1946 and 1964, are heading into retirement in droves (about 10,000 a day, in fact). Joan Tabb is on a mission to bring the best of them to this new stage of life—one she terms as “Revitalment.” Her new book, Building Blocks for the New Retirement: An Easy, Interactive 8-Step Guide for a Retirement with Meaning, Purpose and Fun (Great In 8 Coaching, 2018) reinvigorates the retirement paradigm for Baby Boomers age 55+ and shows us how to channel our energy into opportunities for meaning, purpose and fun. She answers the key question: How do you best use your gifts of time, energy and experience?

Tabb takes readers from confused and worried to confident and energized. In her interactive “seminar in a book,” she walks them step-by-step through eight areas of exploration, prompting readers to examine goals and aspirations around their abilities, relationships, community, legacy and more. Her process hones in on what will bring the most satisfaction through this next stage of life.

Along with posing specific questions to answer, Tabb offers stories of real people pursuing new roles and adventures in their retirement.

The author guides readers in:

• How to reengage with the essential “you” that you’d love to further develop

• How to move from an “outside-in” to an “inside-out” perspective

• How to build a full Action Plan with built-in accountability to ensure follow through

• How to cultivate a new spirit of exploration and enrichment

• What research reveals about happiness and longevity through social interaction and serving others

• How “anchor points” in your weekly schedule can provide needed structure

• Where retirees are finding meaningful roles that allow them to give back

Today, people can embrace their inner gifts and apply them in new areas of their choosing. Building Blocks for the New Retirement helps them chart a course to follow as they travel exciting and unexplored realms.

About the Author

JOAN TABB is a career and executive coach, founder and principal of Greatin8- and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is a popular blogger at Dear Coach Joan: Career Advice. Joan brings a 20-year leadership career from Apple, 3Com, Intel, Memorex and several start-ups to her focus on empowering people in transition.

Joan has coached hundreds of clients through career and life transitions. She saw the need to reinvigorate the retirement paradigm and provide a new, intentional and multi-dimensional way to view this exciting period of life. Her 10-plus years of coaching and extensive research led to her new book, Building Blocks for the New Retirement: An Easy, Interactive 8-Step Guide for a Retirement with Meaning, Purpose and Fun.

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