She’s been a costume designer and culture journalist, and in her mid-80s, Joan Kron decided to take on filmmaking. Here she talks about how to squeeze more juice out of life.
The last time Deborah Harkins was in a classroom was 1979, and now she is relishing every moment as a TOWER Fellow at the University of Texas, a new program that helps those at the end of their careers pivot to what’s next.
In her corporate job, Lisa Sullivan saw that many colleagues were miserable. Now on her own, she’s created a business devoted to helping others become happier with their lives.
For four years, Sheryl Northrop has been looking for a new job. Grappling with despair and doubt, she scaled Mount Whitney with her husband and found surprising clarity on the path.
The HBO Max executive tells us how she’s shepherding in a new era of pro-women workplaces—plus how to deal with sexism on the job.
After leaving a long-time position as a University of Georgia professor, Peggy Herrman is pursuing her artistic streak and tells us how exciting life is when 80 percent of what she does is new.
“There comes a point when you have to just jump, get started, and see where the cards land,” Joni VanGenderen tells us about her journey from school administrator to artist.
An innovative new fellowship at the University of Texas provides people our age the chance to discover, reflect, and prepare for whatever comes next.
How do you follow up 27 years as a high school English teacher? If you’re Rhonda Gilmour, you turn all that knowledge of good story structure into a second career as a writer of erotica. Yes, ma’am!
When money was tight, Stacy Morrison found that Airbnb’ing her big house could keep her afloat … and helped her learn how to downsize in the process.