Where did the “normal retirement age” of 65 come from? Does retirement mean you hang up your spurs and leave the workforce completely opting instead for a state of permanent vacation? What do some of the greatest thinkers of all time have to say about retirement?

Tune in this week as Wayne uses Neil Pasricha’s terrific book The Happiness Equation to analyze the late stage of one’s work career and how it might be reframed from the permanent vacation concept towards a higher purpose. Which do you look forward to (No judgments here. You’re in a safe space!): a permanent vacation after a lifetime of hard work or something different? Please share your philosophy or experience with us in the comments.

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