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The Joy of Retirement: Finding Happiness, Freedom, and the Life You've Always Wanted, David Borchard, Ed.D. (available on

The Joy or Retirement has helped hundreds of fifty-plussers reinvent themselves and create fulfilling retirement lifestyles. Using fun processes and insights from Dr. Borchard's 35 years of coaching experience, the book addresses six major life issues that confront most adults in the fifty-plus years:

  1. What do I really want (vision)?
  2. Who am I, and who am I becoming (identity)?
  3. What is truly important to me (values)?
  4. What might I want to do more of and less of (talent application)?
  5. Who will be the key players in my future (relationship)?
  6. What setting is best suited for realizing my vision for the future (location)?

Passion Styles and Career Directions, by David Borchard, Ed.D.

This booklet gives you tools, resources, and guidance for using your Passion Revealer results to:

The Retirement Readiness Quiz (free)

This quick and easy assessment identifies key issues you need to address for a fulfilling retirement. Take it to evaluate how prepared you are to enjoy the full potential available in this stage of life.

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