Your first act is school, your second act is work, but have you thought about what you’re going to do in your third act? Join host Liz Tinkham, a former Accenture Senior Managing Director, as she talks to guests who are happily “pretired” – using their time, treasure, and talent to pursue their purpose and passion in the third act of their life.
The Career Coach with Donna Peters
Former actor and Accenture Managing Director Donna Peters tells Liz that she knew what she wanted to do in her third act because her phone rang the most from employees and clients seeking career advice. Today, Donna runs her own career coaching company, where she counsels career-driven, life-minded professionals. She is also the host of the award-winning podcast, The Me-Suite, where she interviews people, including Liz, on how they cultivated work into their personal lives and made it work.
The Queen of Garbage Collection with Eva Nahari
Eva Nahari loves computer science, leading a successful career as a Product Manager in several Silicon Valley companies. Eventually, her career plateaued and she got stuck—unable to figure out how to get to the next level and increasingly angrier with her inability to solve the problem. On today’s show, Eva tells Liz about how a career coach helped her “get uncomfortable” to be open to more possibilities and get unstuck. It worked. Today, she continues her love of software development as VC principa
The Aspiring Documentarian with Rhonda Mims
Rhonda Mims started her career as a lawyer working on high-profile assignments in law enforcement (including helping Gil Garcetti restructure the LA DA’s office after the OJ trial). After 20 years of success in the legal and corporate world, she’s gone back to an early passion, film, where she’s using what she learned as a lawyer and chief diversity officer to drive change through documentaries. On today’s show, she talks about Ferguson Rises, a documentary about the inspiring residents of Ferguson,
Encore: The Master Blender with Jamie Hunt
Jamie is the Founder of Fast Penny Spirits, an Italian Amaro company based in Seattle. Jamie became a master blender after a long career in digital advertising and marketing. On this encore episode of Third Act, Liz Tinkham talks with Jamie about finding early inspiration from her Sicilian grandparents to enter the spirits business and how she is now spearheading the charge of women leaders in the industry.
The Career Reinventor with Anne Sample
What do you do as the head of HR once you’ve counseled yourself out during a company transition? On today’s show, Anne Sample talks to Liz about her long career in HR where she got really good at career transitions. Eventually, she took that skill and bought the outplacement company she worked with — Navigate Forward. Today, she is the happy owner and CEO of — as one of her friends called it — her own ministry, running a business that provides counsel to those seeking a career reinvention.
The Accidental Activist with May Lee
May Lee, award-winning TV journalist, professor, and Forbes 50 over 50 Impact Winner, joins Liz to talk about how she became the Accidental Activist. May launched “The May Lee Show” initially to tell stories about Asian women, but in the wake of anti-Asian hate at the beginning of the pandemic, May pivoted that show to elevate AAPI issues. On today’s show, she talks with Liz about what needs to change in education, government, and corporations to wake up America to these issues.
Liz outdoes herself in this incredible podcast series. The “third acts” are fascinating people from all walks of life, and doing well by doing good. Take a listen for some real inspiration!
Liz is our INSPIRATION!
Thank you Liz for continuing to inspire all of us who you have mentored, inspired, motivated and been a loyal friend. 🏆
Celebrating and continuing impact
Love that we are not using the word retirement. And talking about it as third act and taking all that wisdom and energy to give back!