How do you find meaningful work in your later years? Barbara Greenspan Shaiman, author of Live Your Legacy Now, offers a few ideas in her book and presentation. First, decide what it is that you love to do. Then, determine what angers you. Combine these and you have your legacy idea. What skills do you possess that can guide you in your new career? What skills do you want to work on? Consider the skills you have, as well as those you want to pursue when forming your ideal career. Is your idea sound? Talk to individuals that you want to work for to discover what needs they have. Read about current events that focus on what you are interested in to determine what your niche is. You probably already know people with valuable skills that compliment your own. Your friends could be a wealth of untapped potential.
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