In this insightful book, the nation's leading researchers, analysts, educators, and experts on health and aging policies and programs present their frustrations, findings, and insights on what current research reveals about the future of the healthy aging. They then offer sound recommendations on how to prevent a crisis in health care.
“Ken Dychtwald maps out where success intersects with meaning—and he provides the tools to help you find your own unique crossing.” —Deepak Chopra, M.D., author of The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success A New Purpose, written by Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D., and Daniel J. Kadlec, redefines the American view of success, employment, retirement, and living a significant life. By providing both the inspiration and the information that will enable anyone to ensure that their time and influence have lasting and positive consequences, A New Purpose, as Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence, sees it, “points the way to our true north, the compass we all need to follow of a meaningful life.”
Happiness in life is about more than what's in your bank account or stock portfolio. Success is more than achieving power and respect. Each one of us has a responsibility for changing the world in a positive, significant, and enduring way—and the challenge is less daunting than you might think. In this hopeful and motivating book, author Ken Dychtwald shares inspiring stories of people who have made a difference and points us to resources that will enable us to do the same. All it takes is an investment in head, heart, and spirit. For those of us who find ourselves asking, "Now what?" A New Purpose has the answers.
¿Qué pasará cuando la generación de profesionales maduros se jubile y se noten los efectos de la temida pirámide demográfica? ¿Está tu empresa preparada para sacar partido de su capital humano y hacer que se queden? El fin de la jubilación temprana, la disminución de la pasión por el trabajo, la escasez de profesionales, el salto de los jóvenes de puesto en puesto, son algunas de las nuevas pautas laborales. ¿Sabes cómo darles forma? Ken Dychtwald, Tamara J. Erickson y Robert Morison, expertos en transformaciones organizacionales, nos hacen pensar en el nuevo papel de las empresas como fuentes de atracción y retención del talento y ofrecen muy buenos consejos prácticos. Es tiempo de pasar de la retórica a los hechos. Conoce qué están haciendo algunos de los grandes líderes del mercado como IBM, AT&T o BP.
Unprecedented shifts in the age distribution and diversity of the global labor pool are underway. Within the decade, as the massive boomer generation begins to retire and fewer skilled workers are available to replace them, companies in industrialized markets will face a labor shortage and brain drain of dramatic proportions. Ken Dychtwald, Tamara Erickson, and Robert Morison argue that companies ignore these shifts at great peril. Survival will depend on redefining retirement and transforming management and human resource practices to attract, accommodate, and retain workers of all ages and backgrounds. Based on decades of groundbreaking research and study, the authors present innovative and actionable management techniques for leveraging the knowledge of mature workers, reengaging disillusioned midcareer workers, and attracting and retaining talented younger workers. This timely book will help organizations sustain their competitive edge in tomorrow’s inevitably tighter labor markets.
Do you want to stop worrying about money and start having more fun? Do you wish you had more time to spend with family and friends? Do you want to live the life you always envisioned? Then it's time for your Power Years. The Power Years is your step-by-step guide to repowerment and personal reinvention after forty. In this unique guidebook, world-renowned psychologist and leading authority on aging Ken Dychtwald and award-winning journalist Daniel J. Kadlec combine their decades of cutting-edge research and reporting to reveal how you can make the Power Years the best years of your life—by far. As we baby boomers move into the next stage of life, we now have the opportunity to experience a...