"TAPPING EXPERIENCED TALENT TO STRENGTHEN OUR COMMUNITY"
PROJECT, DREAM JOB, HOBBY, NEW ENTERPRISE,
OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE,
CONSULTANT OR ADVISOR.
WELCOME TO THE ENCORE ACADEMYIt’s YOUR future. How are you going to use it? The largest generation in American history is in transition, moving from midlife to a new stage of life and work. Tens of millions of people between the ages of 44 and 70 say they want encore careers that combine personal meaning, continued income and social impact.
OUR OPPORTUNITY:The Tampa Bay area is home to more than 300,000 Boomers aged 46-64 and data show several new Bay area residents turn 50 every hour. With 40% of the St Petersburg’s population over 50 years old, we have an incredible opportunity to tap into their talent and experience to benefit our community and economy.
OUR MISSION:To transform the Tampa Bay community and economy by assisting adults of age 50+ to explore options and select a path to an “Encore career” – meaningful paid or volunteer service, career change and/or entrepreneurship.
It has been a little over a year since I founded Encore Tampa Bay and began the mission of accelerating the encore movement in our community. There have been many important lessons I have learned along the way. At the heart, the concept of discovering your encore boils down to one thing, finding … [Read More...]
AARP has been working hard the last two years on a strategy to re-engage and provide value to their baby boomer members with the Life Reimagined Initiative. Yes - we mean those 50 or older who have been slow to see the value or relevance of AARP at this time in their life! For those boomers who have … [Read More...]
Last week, Marc Freedman was awarded the Social Entrepreneur of the Year at the World Economic Forum. Freedman is the founder of Encore.org (formerly Civic Ventures) and a primary thought leader for the encore social change movement. Marc Freedman’s latest article focuses on the confusion and … [Read More...]
I recently read Jane Pauley’s book, Your Life Calling: Reimagining The Rest of Your Life. It is a well written and very inspirational book that highlights interesting people who took action to connect to their passion and purpose. As I read those stories I focused in on how people actually found … [Read More...]
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FREE Discussion Groups
FREE Encore Discussion Group
"Who Do I Want to Become When I Grow Up?: Rethinking Identity in Mid and Later Life"
August 26 - 10:30AM- 12:00PM
Greenhouse Training Room
RSVP to Candace Watson at email@example.com
A second or third act that combines personal meaning with social impact and continued income.
DID YOU KNOW?
- 10,000 Baby boomers are turning 65 every day
- 9 million people ages 44-70 are in their encore career
- Another 31 million are interested in joining them
- 37% of boomers say they expect to retire after 65
- 10,000 adults are turning 60 every day
- Over 40% of all start ups in America are by adults over 45 years of age.
- 70% of all boomers expect to work in some capacity after they "Retire"