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Getting Retirement Right: Happier Than A Seagull With A French Fry

Getting Retirement Right: Happier Than A Seagull With A French Fry

As you know, I’m not a big retirement fan. Why? The word no longer works. It is no longer a case of stopping work and having a pension to support you in your golden years of leisure.  I want people to clearly and early “get” what it will mean for them in today’s world of expanding longevity with the real…

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Our Idiosyncrasies – How are they part of your identity After 50?

Our Idiosyncrasies – How are they part of your identity After 50?

Let’s face it. At this point in our After 50 lives most of us have a few, very well established idiosyncrasies. They probably won’t be going away any time soon. I turn off lights in unoccupied rooms at our house. This doesn’t necessarily please my wife, who always contends with a straight face that she had just stepped into another…

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Can We Get A Little Service Here? Charge Me More For Real People, Please!

Can We Get A Little Service Here? Charge Me More For Real People, Please!

Is this what consumer customer service is supposed to look like in the New Normal? I thought tips were for exceptional, actual service, not a way to help the employer keep wage costs down by us paying tip supplements. Newark Airport, the passenger concourse is filled with restaurant tables and chairs.  On each table is a tablet device with the…

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