Why count down the hours of the day or the days to retirement when you could reinvigorate your workday, transforming the daily doldrums into a daily dose of enjoyable activity? In this 30-minute teleclass recording, New York Times columnist Kerry Hannon focuses on the little things that can make a big difference in how we feel about work. Click Play to listen or read the full transcript below.
In this teleclass, Hannon discusses the routines, habits, and thought patterns that, over the years, may have turned a dream job into a drudge or, worse, a nightmare. Changing these habits and attitudes is simple, and she will show you how to identify the little things that will make work enjoyable and engaging. Using these simple techniques, you can adopt the attitude that will keep you happy and that might just lead to bigger and better things, no matter what stage of your career you are in.
Kerry Hannon is an award-winning, bestselling author and Washington, DC-based career, retirement and personal finance expert and a popular motivational speaker. She authored Love Your Job: The New Rules for Career Happiness, What’s Next?: Finding Your Passion and Your Dream Job in Your Forties, Fifties and Beyond and the best-selling Great Jobs for Everyone 50. She is currently writing Working After 50 For Dummies (Wiley) with AARP to be published in the fall of 2015. Hannon is a columnist for The New York Times, “PBS Next Avenue” and AARP. She is a contributing writer at Forbes and Money, and is a Metlife Foundation and New America Media Fellow on Aging. Hannon has spent more than 25 years covering all aspects of personal finance for leading media companies, including USA Today and The Wall Street Journal. She is AARP’s career expert.