Interviews with Experts Series

Revolutionize your Retirement: Interviews with Experts to Help You Create a Fulfilling Second Half of Life

On the fourth Tuesday of each month, at 12:00 noon Eastern (which is 11 am Central, 10 AM Mountain, 9:00 am Pacific and 6 AM Hawaiian) and I offer a free monthly call for all of you (and other people who may be interested.)

My goal is to bring experts to talk with you about “what’s next?” I’ll interview the experts for 45-50 minutes, followed by time for Q & A. You will be able to call in or access the call from your computer. More information will follow. It’s a free call, but you’ll need to sign up for the calls below.

If you are unable to make the call, go ahead and register. We will send out a recording to everyone who has registered.

2019 Programs

  • October 22, 2019: Dr. Teresa Amabile, Baker Foundation Professor, Harvard Business School is a researcher, teacher, and author. She will focus on “Exploring your Identity and Reworking your Life Structure in Retirement,” influenced by her retirement research project.
  • November 26, 2019: Lynda Smith, a Wisdom Preserver & Connection Specialist who lives and works in S. Africa, will focus on “Designing a Legacy Season for People 50 +: A Series of Steps That Need to be Taken to Engage in a Fulfilling Life 50 and Beyond.”

2020 Programs

  • January 28, 2020: Mary Pipher, Ph.D., speaker and author, will discuss her current book: Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing as We Age. Her previous book, published 25 years ago was Reviving Ophelia, Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls.
  • February 25, 2020:Dr. Ellen Langer, Professor of Psychology, Harvard University. She’s a prolific writer, speaker, and artist. She’ll be speaking about Mindfulness and Aging. Her books include Mindfulness, Counterclockwise: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility; The Power of Mindful Learning, On Becoming an Artist and Noticing.
  • March 24, 2020: Chip Conley, author, speaker, and entrepreneur. He is the founder of the Modern Elder Academy and his book is Wisdom at Work: The Making of a Modern Elder. His focus will be on “The Making of a Modern Elder.”

This Month’s Program

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What others are saying about the series: 

“I’ve attended your retirement webinars since they began. You are gifted, thoughtful interviewer and perform a wonderful service for all of us bewildered boomers and those coming after us. Thank you for all you do and please keep it up.”
~~Sarah Powers

“I regularly attend Dori’s monthly Revolutionize your Retirement Interview with Expert’s Series. She invites interesting, articulate people to discuss their work, ideas, and/or books on all facets of living an engaged, fulfilled second half of life. She has a gift for asking good questions, engaging in dialogue with her guests, and then inviting comments and questions from her listeners. It is directed to professionals and the public and, as a professional, I almost always come away with new information and ideas, and glad I spent the time in his virtual community.”
~~Margaret (Meg) L. Newhouse, Ph.D.
Passion and Purpose LifeCrafting

“I so admire and appreciate the time, the devotion and the network you have created that bring so many inspiring people to your work.”
~~Elizabeth Bell, Ph.D., Consultant and Coach
Founder, Elder Wisdom Initiative

Our previous guests have included:

  • Kendall Dudley — Travel as a Mirror and a Map
  • Alan O’Hare —  Honoring the Art of Our Lives
  • Carleen MacKay — Working in Wonderland, Part 1
  • Keith Lawrence and Alan Spector — Your Retirement Quest
  • Bob Weber — Exploring Spiritual Opportunities in the Second Half of Life
  • Kerry Hannon — Strategies for 50+ Job Hunters
  • Andrea Gallagher, Mary Radu, Bruce Frankel and Natalie Eldridge — Live Smart After 50!
  • Viki Kind —  Getting Caregivers to Accept Help
  • Marci Alboher —  How to Make a Living and Make a Difference in the Second Half of Life
  • Bruce Frankel —  What Should I Do With the Rest of My Life? and How Dance Can Protect Your Brain
  • Lynne and Josh Berrett —  Music for an Ageless Mind
  • Betsy Werley —  The Caring Collaborative
  • Jan Hively and Moira Allan — “We are the Ones” — Pass It On!
  • Renée Rosenberg — Achieving the Good Life After 50: Tools and Resources for Making it Happen
  • Ruth Nemzoff — Don’t Bite Your Tongue and Don’t Roll Your Eyes: Find Ways to Get Along with Adult Children and In-Laws
  • Andrea Gallagher — What Do You Know About The Cards You’ve Been Dealt?
  • Jan Cullinane — Think We Know How We Think?  Think Again!
  • Abigail Trafford — New Road-No Rules for Work, Love and Play in the Bonus Decades
  • Julie Shifman — Imagine. Then Do It!
  • Sallie Felton —  Why We Get In Our Own Way Dealing With the 3 Types of Clutter
  • Sara Zeff Geber — Fifty-Plus, Minus Kids:  The Unique Challenges of “Solo Agers”
  • Holly Thomas — Financial Lifestyle Planning
  • Kerry Hannon — What’s Next?  Meaningful Midlife Job Transitions
  • Vic Strecher — On Purpose:  Lessons in Healthy Retirement
  • John Sorensen from The Conscious Elders Network and Ron Pevny from The Center for Conscious Eldering — The Conscious Eldering Approach
  • Denise Archie — Your 5 Keys to Juggling Success for Boomers and Beyond
  • Dr Karl Singer — How to Maximize Your Health in the Fourth and Fifth Age
  • Dr. Elizabeth Fideler —  Deciding Not to Retire or to Un-Retire
  • Douglas Goldstein — What Investors Don’t See That’s Ruining Their Portfolios, and What They Can Do to Fix It
  • David Campbell — Creating, Funding, and Running a Volunteer Organization in Your Third Act
  • Robert Laura — No Regrets Retirement Planning: An Empowering Look At Maximizing Retirement’s Opportunities
  • Chris Farrell — Retiring to Unretirement
  •  Suzanne Braun Levine  — Revinventing Your Life: Embracing the Second Half of Life
  • Jay Goldfarb — Legacy of Wisdom – Making Wisdom a Central Theme of Aging
  • Sue Levy — Make Healthy Eating Happen in 2015!
  •  Kim Porgieter —   Planning For No Regrets
  • Helen Dennis — Age & Retirement: Some Game Changers
  • Alice Aspen March — It’s Never Too Late to Get the Kind of Attention You Need
  • Robert Weber, Ph.D. and Carol Orsborn, Ph.D. — The Spirituality of Age
  • Roger Landry — Live Long, Die Short: Authentic Health and Successful Aging
  • Meg Newhouse. Ph.D. — Legacies of the Heart: Living a Life That Matters
  • Mary Tyrrell — From Inception to Retirement: How I Help Elders to Record their Memoirs
  • Bob Mauterstock — Passing the Torch: Critical Conversations with Your Adult Children
  • Dr. Harry “Rick” Moody — Dreams for the Second Half of Life
  • Greg Finch — The Art of Creative Caregiving
  • Dr. Tom Kottke — Positive Health and Well-Being for You and Your Patients
  • Dr. Bill Sadler — Adult Development IN Aging
  • Viki Kind — Caregiving and New Tools to Help Caregivers
  • Connie Goldman — Partnerships and Adjustments in Later Life
  • Dana Steinova– Memory Training: Developing Confidence in Your Abilities
  • Dr. George H. Schofield — The Many Faces of Retirement
  • Mitch Anthony — The New Retirementality: Planning Your Life and Living Your Dreams…at Any Age You Want
  • Jan Hively and Moira Allan – Digital Globetrotting with the Pass It On Network
  • Louis Tenenbaum — Policy, Housing, and an Aging Society
  • Dr. Carolyn Walter,  The Retirement/Reinvention Years: Grief, Loss, and Transformation
  • John C. Robinson: The Psychology, Spirituality, and Mysticism of Conscious Aging
  • Barbara Shaiman: Living Your Legacy Now!
  • Ashton Applewhite: This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism
  • Jann Freed: How to Lead With Wisdom
  • Cynthia R. Green: Welcome to the Brain Age: The Revolutionary New Science of Cognitive Health and What You Should Know About It
  • Gregg Levoy: Vital Signs: The Nature and Nurture of Passion
  • David Holland: Retirement Planning Essentials
  • Kathleen Burns Kingsbury: Breaking Money Silence: How to Shatter Money Taboos, Talk more Openly about Finances and Live a Richer Life
  • Dr. Bill Thomas: The MAGIC of Minka
  • Dr. Sara Zeff Geber: Planning for Retirement and Beyond and a Solo Ager
  • Dr. Gillian Leithman: Aging in the 21st Century Workforce: The Work Motivation of Mature Workers
  • Fred Mandell: Roads Taken: Work as the Expression of the Questions We Are Asking Ourselves
  • Nancy Collamer: Design Your Second Act Career
  • Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle: Aging with Wisdom
  • Jan Hively and Meg Newhouse: Positive/Vital Aging: Life Long
  • Louise Nayer: Emotional Planning for Retirement
  • Marc Freedman: How to Live Forever
  • Bruce Frankel and Paul Nagle: Creating a Grassroots Force to Change Policy and Build Community
  • Richard Eisenberg: The 10 Secrets of a Happy Retirement
  • Connie Zweig: The Reinvention of Retirement
  • Mark Miller: The Jolt Phenomenon
  • Joy Loverde: We’ll Get By With a Little Help From Our Friends
  • Jeri Sedlar: Don’t Retire, REWIRE!
  • Kerry Hannon: Never Too Old To Get Rich
  • Chris Farrell, Purpose and a Paycheck
  • Lori Bitter, Hacking Longevity: How 3 Generations Over 50 are Thinking About a 100-Year Life
  • John Leland, The Paradox of Aging: Why People Are Happier as They Age