Laura Black is a retired attorney, award-winning businesswoman, author, and speaker. She
conceived and co-founded one of the first temporary legal staffing companies in the U.S., moving on to become its CEO after it was acquired by a public company. The company emerged as the largest in the nation of its kind. She helps later-life women embrace their 2nd (3rd or 4th) acts through her speaking and writings. Her essays have appeared in The Baltimore Sun, Next Avenue, Kveller, Hadassah, and others. Laura validates the challenges of women with humor and affirmation. This episode discusses Laura’s latest book, “Climbing Down the Ladder,” which is about retiring and facing its challenges.
What You’ll Learn in This Episode:
- The retirement transition
- The importance of giving ourselves permission to acknowledge that we no longer have to prove anything
- The challenges and opportunities unique to retirement
- Mastering the transition to the next phase of life
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