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Retirement Coach Dorian Mintzer Offers New Thinking for Mid-Life Employees at 2019 Retirement Coaches Association Conference
Dorian Mintzer, Ph.D.  BCC -- Retirement Expert Dorian Mintzer, Ph.D. BCC -- Retirement Expert
Boston, MA
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Retirement Coach Dorian Mintzer

Dr. Dorian Mintzer, owner of RevolutionizeRetirement.com, a Boston retirement speaking and coaching firm, recently spoke at the third annual Retirement Coaches Association Conference at Weber's Inn in Ann Arbor, MI, on September 26, 2019.

Mintzer's talk, "Presence, Performance, and Possibilities: New Thinking for Employees at Midlife," was presented with Gillian Leithman, Ph.D. Integrating aspects about ageism and internalized ageism, research regarding the brain as well as the mind-body connection, and incorporating work by Dr. Brene Brown, Dr. Amy Cuddy and Dr. Irminia Ibaarra, Drs. Mintzer and Leithman offered an approach that stresses the need for a shifting mindset in how coaches work with their clients as they consider options in their work-life. 

The Retirement Coaches Association Conference brings coaches, HR Professionals, and financial advisors together to brainstorm and discuss trends and opportunities in the non-financial aspects of retirement planning and living.  The Retirement Coaches Association was founded by Robert Laura, The Retirement Activist, after he spent several years interacting with coaches, financial professionals, human resource professionals, academics and many others and recognized the need to bring this specialized group of practitioners together.

When asked about the impact of this year's conference, Laura described the growing industry of Retirement Coaching as both energized and trending.  He added, "More and more individuals, couples, and financial professionals are realizing how important it is to develop a plan for the non-financial aspects of retirement on things like replacing your work identity, filling your time, staying relevant and connected, as well as mentally and physically active.  So, we are seeing increases in membership, media coverage, and coaching engagements.

At the conference, we invite the top talent and people who are making a difference in people's lives as they work to and through retirement.  We were excited to have both Dr. Dori and Dr. Gill return this year and co-present on mid-life employees.  It was a dynamic and eye-opening presentation that left the members wanting more in terms of helping aging workers thrive before retirement."

Gillian Leithman, Ph.D., specializes in soft skills training, or the people side of business. She has facilitated programs for some of Canada's premier businesses and organizations such as Bell Canada, Air Canada, TD Canada Trust, Federal Express, and Novartis. When she is not facilitating seminars, Dr. Gill, as her students refer to her, teaches in the Executive MBA and the Goodman Institute of Investment Management at the John Molson School of Business. Her research focus encompasses the career motivation of older workers, the retirement transition process, age-friendly workplaces, and knowledge sharing cultures. Her teaching focus includes leadership development and soft skills training. Dr. Gill is the founder of Rewire to Retire™ and Life Skills Toolbox™.

Dorian Mintzer, M.S.W., Ph.D., BCC (Board Certified Coach) is a coach, therapist, teacher and writer with extensive clinical experience. She speaks to professional and community groups. As a coach, she helps women, men, and couples reinvent themselves in the second half of life. She is a co-founder of Certified Retirement Coaching 2.0., the founder of the Boomers and Beyond Special Interest Group for interdisciplinary professionals, and founder and host of a monthly webinar on the 4th Tuesday of each month: Revolutionize Your Retirement Interview with Experts Series for professionals and the public.  She weaves adult development, holistic life planning, and positive psychology into programs that tap and shape clients’ energies into roadmaps for wiser, more enhanced living.

She has written about many topics pertaining to the second half of life and aging. She is co-author of The Couples Retirement Puzzle: 10 Must-Have Conversations for Creating An Amazing New Life Together and has also contributed to Not Your Mother's Retirement; 70 Things to Do When You Turn 70; 80 Things to do When you Turn 80; Six Secrets For a Happy Retirement; 65 Things to Do When You Retire: Travel; Live Smart After 50!; 65 Things To Do When You Retire; Remarkable and Real; and Making Marriage a Success.  She is also co-producer of The Career Playbook: Second Half Plays.

She’s been featured in a variety of media such as the WSJ, NY Times, USA Today, Washington Post, NPR, ABC Evening News and the Today Show. She delivered a TEDx talk on “Embracing your Bonus Years: A Time to Grow, Learn and Evolve.”

For more information on Dorian Mintzer, visit her at https://www.revolutionizeretirement.com. Her book is available for purchase on Amazon.com.

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