It’s time to rethink, renew and reimagine retirement! Retire Repurposed is dedicated to help people transition into fulfilling and purposeful retirements. Retirement is a big life-change! In fact, the two most dangerous years of a person’s life are the year they were born and the year they retire. We believe retirement is not the end; rather, the beginning of what could be the most impactful season of a person’s life. So, don’t retire; become Repurposed.
Retirement Lies: Retirement is All About You
On this episode, we continue our series on retirement lies. Many people unknowingly believe these untruths about themselves, their life, and retirement. We tackle the lie: retirement is all about you. For generations, retirement has been portrayed and defined as the season in life where you can finally focus on yourself. In this podcast, we explain the reasons this lie so easily entraps retirees and the effect it has on someone that makes retirement selfish.
Retirement Lies: Retirement Will Make You Happy
On this episode, we continue our series on retirement lies. Many people unknowingly believe these untruths about themselves, their life, and retirement. In today’s society is hard to argue there’s not a bigger lie regarding retirement than this one: retirement will make you happy. In this podcast, we give pre-retirees ways to break-away from a “destination mentality” that says you can finally begin living once you stop working.
Retirement Lies: You Have to Retire
On this episode, we start a brand-new series on retirement lies. Many people unknowingly believe these untruths about themselves, their life, and retirement. In this podcast, Ben dismantles the lie, “You Have to Retire”, encouraging people not to get trapped into an ageism mindset which says you have to retire because you reached a certain age.
Retirement Stories: Have a La-Z-Boy, but Don’t Get Addicted to It
On this episode, we continue our series on retirement stories with Dennis Benson. At 73 years old, Dennis is still busy tuning pianos, photographing community events and playing music. A few years ago, he was given a woodworking lathe. Using YouTube videos, Dennis learned to make conducting batons and other handmade wood creations. In this podcast, Dennis explains the importance of always learning new things and how having a La-Z-Boy is good, but being addicted to it is bad.
Retirement Stories: Use Every Opportunity to Make and Grow Relationships
On this episode, we continue our series on retirement stories with Scott Lawrence. Scott is the CEO of Lawrence & Schiller, a marketing and advertising agency based in Sioux Falls, SD. He’s also the author of The Leader of the Band, a book of leadership lessons from his early career as a high school band director in small-town South Dakota. In this podcast, Scott explains that he finds energy by interacting with others and how retirees today are missing out on opportunities to make and grow relationships.
Retirement Stories: Series Recap and Takeaways
On this episode, Ben Taatjes and I take a break from the retirement stories series to discuss some of our biggest takeaways. Our personal stories are a reflection of who we are, where we have come, and where God is taking us. In this podcast, we use examples from these stories to illustrate how the life of retire should drastically break the mold of society’s expectations of a baby boomer.
Great stories, great voice!
This is a fantastic podcast! Each interviewee has been a person of faith, passion and humility and has an amazing story to inspire the listener to make a positive impact in his or her community. Jerrid has a great voice and is an engaging speaker.
What a wonderful, inspirational message.
Dynamic advisory practice making a positive impact
Ben Taatjes and his crew have put together a wonderful program designed to educate and inspire consumers to focus on and strive for purpose in life leading up to and during retirement.