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Welcome to the Mastering Midlife Podcast where we explore life at it’s most stressful and most productive.  We will be featuring conversations with experts in the field of Mental Health, Executive Leadership, Business, Health, Exercise, Nutrition, Sex, and Relationship.  Midlife is a powerful time, and together we will learn to “thrive when the world asks the most of us.”

Aug 19, 2019


Marc Miller is a Career Coach and Career Design Specialist at Career Pivot. Career Pivot offers advice and coaching that specifically caters to those who are in their second half of life. He has worked as a programmer, engineer, marketer, and IT consultant for large companies like IBM and Lucent as well as startups in the tech industry. Marc is also the author of the book Repurpose Your Career and hosts a podcast with the same name.


Marc joins me today to share his passion for guiding others in their second half of life. He explains the necessity of planning your life beyond retirement age and why having a career is not out of the question. He discusses the concept of his book and what to expect from the third edition. Marc also describes how networking can help you boost your career, especially in midlife.




“Our world has changed and a great many of us are simply not prepared for what's going to happen.” - Marc Miller




Today on Mastering Midlife:


  • Why he wants to help the generation of Baby Boomers.
  • The reason he wrote his book Repurpose Your Career.
  • The difference between money spent on healthcare in the US and Mexico.
  • How longer lifespans changed the way we look at the future.
  • The similarities between younger and older generations in terms of career demands.
  • Helping those who need advice regarding their midlife crisis.
  • How networking can be used to your advantage in this stage of life.
  • What the AIR acronym stands for and how it improves your career.
  • Why the best decisions he's made are the ones that caused him to fail.



Marc Miller Words of Wisdom:


  • The people you know marginally are more valuable to you than the people you know really well.
  • When we are stressed, we are not good at making decisions.
  • Playing it safe is the new risky.



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