Why community matters …

A number of years ago I caught a train from Sydney to Canberra. The train left Sydney late morning so the majority of passengers were pensioners. I sat opposite a lovely couple and, as is my tendency, we chatted. Their story is one I’ve not forgotten, so I thought I’d share it with you here.

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5 lessons from ‘The Intern’

OK.  It is Hollywood.  It is a little unreal.  BUT, it’s fun, funny, and I like some of what it suggests (albeit in a Hollywood way).  Here’s what I think we can learn from this movie:

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Are you really ready to retire?

Yes.  Well, no.  Well, maybe.  But not completely.

OK.  So retiring is a big decision.  But, what is it exactly?

According to The Australian Pocket Oxford Dictionary, to retire is “to leave office or employment, especially because of age”.   I guess ultimately, that’s what we all aspire to – not working. Or is it?

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