Re-imagining retirement: Career & Lifestyle options to explore

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 12pm (Central)

Healthy and motivated men and women entering their 50's and 60's (and beyond) find themselves wondering what's next beyond the leisure lifestyle of traditional retirement. 

re-imagining-retirement-Many people want to be contributing to the world, and their financial stability, through some kind of work but don’t know what options they have beyond the full-time career track they experienced in their younger years. Not wanting, or perhaps even needing, to keep up with that pace or pressure, what options are you curious about?
In this hour Daisy Swan, Career and Executive Coach for 28 years, will talk about some of the options others have explored and moved into, some of the pitfalls clients of hers have experienced while trying to transition to something new, and some of the resources that you can access as you do your own exploration. Email your questions for this session in advance so that Daisy can address the audiences’ real time concerns.
During this webinar, you'll learn:
  • A broader spectrum of options for retirement
  • How to prepare for the retirement transition
  • Examples of how others have approached retirement
  • Resource to help you explore your options in retirement


Learn resources for how you can best prepare for a meaningful retirement!

About the Presenter:
daisyDaisy Swan, AM'91, has been a Career and Executive Coach for almost 30 years helping clients to discover, and be, their most authentic and productive selves. Daisy has worked with thousands of clients working at companies such as Google, Sony, Yahoo, Cornerstone On Demand, Warner Brothers, Hulu, and many smaller start-ups; CEO’s, attorneys, producers and writers, sales professionals and executives in the media and technology sector, as well as those just starting their careers have benefited from working with Daisy. She works with clients in one-and-one sessions, and teaches or presents at Universities, and in corporate settings, offering valuable ways to learn more about tools, and perspectives, to gain clarity to find new and fulfilling ways of living and working. Based in Los Angeles for decades, and now in Santa Barbara, her clients are located across the globe.
Her book, Making Work Work: Secrets from A Career Coach’s Office, was published in 2012. She has been quoted in articles on negotiation, dealing with difficult office politics and bosses, dating while unemployed, career transition and work/life balance in Girlboss.com, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Christian Science Monitor, The LA Weekly, The NY Post, LA Yoga Magazine, eHarmony, Yahoo! and many others. She has also appeared on TV and radio shows such as ABC, NBC, KNX.
Daisy, a meditator for roughly 40 years, is also certified as a mindfulness instructor through UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, and is trained as a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher. she has taught many classes at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management incorporating mindfulness and attention training for MBA’s to learn valuable skills to increase emotional intelligence through self-awareness.
Daisy earned her BA in English Literature at Loyola University, and her MA in Social Sciences at the University of Chicago. She is a devoted mother of her 22-year-old son, and an avid tennis player.
For more information please visit www.DaisySwan.com.




Mind Your Career Webinar Information

Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 12pm (Central)
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Online

Event Contact
Adam Sylvain
Assistant Director, Career Development
UChicago Alumni Association Contact