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There are lots of words written about retirement but few as warm, wise and helpful as those in Getting Old Is A Full Time Job: Moving On From a Life of Working Hard. Susan Lieberman does not pretend that aging is always sweetness and light, but with 18 additional years added to the average life span, we are offered a second adulthood. Here is insight into 12 jobs awaiting us as we cross the bridge from work to what s next. Along the way, Lieberman explores opportunities to become more fully ourselves, with joy, release and revitalization. Practical and light-hearted, the book has been described as both an invaluable guide and an enormous gift. When we have more time to spend on what s important to us rather than what is important to others, Getting Old Is A Full Time Job recommends exploring the work of: Job #1: Strategist Job #2: Script Writer/Editor Job #3: Director of Physical Planning Job #4: Training and Development Manager Job #5: Residential Relocation Expert Job #6: Pain Consultant Job #7: Office Manager Job #8: Money Manager Job #9: Relationship Coach Job #10: Demolition Expert Job #11: Purveyor of Pleasure Job #12: Soul Catcher
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This is Susan Lieberman's seventh book. The first was New Traditions and the sixth was The Mother-In-Law Manual. Lieberman uses challenging issues in her own life as the starting point for collecting wisdom and experiences from all kinds of people and weaving them into highly accessible books. She has been married for four decades to a research scientist who has also written five books of poetry and a novel. She is the mother of two entrepreneurial sons and grandmother to four grandchildren. Susan Lieberman has a Ph.D. in public policy. She taught leadership at a major university, ran non- profits, worked in city government and now is a partner in Y Collaborative which encourages healthy people to think about and prepare for end of life issues. She is an accomplished speaker and has talked to groups across the country.Review:
Susan-- I really enjoyed the book and felt I learned a lot from it. I also really like the concept-- I think more men will read this one than some of the others in this subject area, as it gives us jobs, which many of us like. Dick Goldberg National Director Coming of Age --Dick Goldberg, National Director, Coming of Age
Getting Old is a fine book. Crisp, well-written, practical, and wise.....can't get better than that. --James Hollis, Ph.D., analyst and former director of the Jung Center of Houston
Susan Lieberman has written the perfect handbook for those contemplating retirement, already retired or simply getting older. The book discusses pertinent topics and issues with easy-to-understand language and keen insight. It made me re-think certain aspects of my life, as well as provide a checklist of items that need follow-up. I have recommended the book to many of my friends. --Sandy Wotiz, retired attorney
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Book Description Y Collaborative, 2011. Condition: New. Kelly Blakley (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M1467504149