#36: How does a Serial Professional morph into an Entrepreneur?
Release Date: 06/14/2021
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Our Kickass Boomer of the Day is Sharon Christie, a nurse for 6 years and a lawyer for 35. She joins us today to talk about her career as a serial professional, particularly her new business coaching female lawyer-entrepreneurs at Bold Women Lawyers. She also shares some inspiring pieces of advice for boomers who are now contemplating retirement.
Join me in this episode and learn why Sharon is a Kickass Boomer!
[00:01 - 03:04] Opening Segment
- I introduce and welcome Sharon Christie
- Nurse and lawyer
- Interest in policy and law
[03:05 - 13:20] No Retirement For Sharon
- Why she wanted to work by herself
- The unique way that women communicate with one another
- Sharon did not retire but started a new business
- She shares her reasons
[13:21 - 20:15] Bold Women Lawyers
- How Boomers can cope with the ever-changing technology
- What’s with the word “bold” why does Sharon like it?
- The hardest part for women in starting a business
[20:16 - 23:02] Closing Segment
- How can the Boomer Nation connect with you?
- Links below
- Sharon’s parting advice for baby boomers
- Final announcements
“It’s the social side, those connections, and it’s also the challenges, the brain challenges, that keeps your brain active.” - Sharon Christie
“If you want to do it, do it. Don’t be held down by other people’s views...” - Sharon Christie
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