An important part of the retirement transition-how to explain to others what you do now.
As the authors point out, “This fall promises to be momentous on any number of fronts. Is one of those fronts your retirement at the end of the year? Then it is not too soon for you to learn how to speak retirement—a language we all have to learn eventually.
What is this new language? It is a way of speaking that conveys to your audience that you are thrilled to be retiring because it will open up new worlds for pleasure and gratification, and for accomplishment and purpose.”
Thier rules can help you have more productive and interesting conversations with others when you are still figuring out what comes next.