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Retirement Activities with Personal Services

Personal services involve catering to the needs, tastes and desires of others. Personal services are divided into five clusters: personal appearance, healing arts, well being, hospitality and personal/property caretaking. Generally leisure activities in GReAt refer to engaging in the activity for fun, recreation or as a hobby. In the Personal Services category, leisure refers to […]

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Is It Work or Is It Passion?

While taking a break from the sun and surf, relaxing in my hotel room in a tiny beach town on Mexico’s rugged Pacific Coast, my cell phone rang. ‘Howdy, Beautiful!’ my friend of four decades shouted from snow country, thousands of miles away. “Been watchin’ your website for years and I read all your stories. […]

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People Who Made a Difference in Retirement

Ed Note: What to do in retirement is a question being asked by baby boomers as they approach normal retirement age. John M. Darch is an example of people who made a difference in retirement. Doi Chaang Coffee Company When I read that you were looking for Retiree’s who found a purpose and passion in […]

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Social Entrepreneurship: The New Face of Business

There’s a quiet revolution going on in the world of business called social entrepreneurship. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce reports that 81% of business executives now believe that “corporate citizenship” should be a priority, and 75% report their businesses are actively involved in bettering their communities. But isn’t the purpose of business to make a […]

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Work or Start a Business With Plants, Nature and the Environment

It’s common for retirees to embrace nature in retirement.  For some, that passion for nature, plants and the environment leads to work or starting a business.  Here are stories of people who recreated their lifes in a whole new way around a passion for nature and the environment. Passion for Sustainability Leads to Retirement Work […]

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