Part of the Aging Well Through Arts Special Report
There a stereotype that people over 50 are too set in their ways to be creative. But research —and many great works of art — prove that simply isn’t so.
Listen to the story of Iris Shiraishi, who took up Japanese Taiko drumming in her 40s and, now, in her early 60s is taking artistic, creative and career risks she says she couldn’t have taken earlier in life. Then hear an interview with Richard Leider, founder of Inventure — the Purpose Company and the leading thinker behind Life Reimagined, to learn:
- Why you may be more creative after 50
- The shortcut to finding your purpose in life
- Why you don’t want to be a “former” anything in retirement
- The greatest regrets people have in life and how to act now so you can have fewer regrets
In addition, in every Unretirement episode, I answer a listener’s question. This time it’s: How can self-employed workers best save for retirement?
If you have an unretirement question or story, please get in touch. I’m always looking for inspiring stories and trying to answer as many listener questions as possible.
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