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John Tarnoff is a career coach who helps people successfully navigate job transitions, and empowers them to take back control of their careers. He is the author of Boomer Reinvention: How to Create Your Dream Career Over 50. He serves as an adjunct professor and Head of Industry Relations for Carnegie Mellon University’s Los Angeles-based Master of Entertainment Industry Management graduate program.
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Hi, @KurtS148745  - First, kudos to you for making the choice to support your parents. From your description, it sounds like the skills you acquired in entertainment are eminently tranferable, and did not involve the more proprietary work that we oft...
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Sound like a good plan, @JudyH634346 ! Is there anything I can help you with?
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Thanks, @Olif - You're not "too old" to do anything (unless it's physical activity that your body can no longer do).  That's ageist thinking, unfortunately. But you also have to demonstrate that what you do has value.  Please review some of the advic...
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Thanks for your question @LindaW330912  You're leading into a very specific area and a very lengthy topic! As a self-published author, I can tell you that the upside of self-publishing can certainly outweigh going the traditional publishing route. Ho...
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Bravo, @medinbu ! It sounds like you've started a very valuable program.  I am sure that there are others on the various AARP message boards in the non-profit space who could help you out. Search under "gerontology" or other keywords. It's not a ques...
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Hi, @KurtS148745  - First, kudos to you for making the choice to support your parents. From your description, it sounds like the skills you acquired in entertainment are eminently tranferable, and did not involve the more proprietary work that we oft...
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Sound like a good plan, @JudyH634346 ! Is there anything I can help you with?
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Thanks, @Olif - You're not "too old" to do anything (unless it's physical activity that your body can no longer do).  That's ageist thinking, unfortunately. But you also have to demonstrate that what you do has value.  Please review some of the advic...
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Thanks for your question @LindaW330912  You're leading into a very specific area and a very lengthy topic! As a self-published author, I can tell you that the upside of self-publishing can certainly outweigh going the traditional publishing route. Ho...
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Bravo, @medinbu ! It sounds like you've started a very valuable program.  I am sure that there are others on the various AARP message boards in the non-profit space who could help you out. Search under "gerontology" or other keywords. It's not a ques...
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Hi, @KurtS148745  - First, kudos to you for making the choice to support your parents. From your description, it sounds like the skills you acquired in entertainment are eminently tranferable, and did not involve the more proprietary work that we oft...
JohnTarnoff 09-16-2019 12:09 PM
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Sound like a good plan, @JudyH634346 ! Is there anything I can help you with?
JohnTarnoff 09-02-2019 10:48 PM
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Thanks, @Olif - You're not "too old" to do anything (unless it's physical activity that your body can no longer do).  That's ageist thinking, unfortunately. But you also have to demonstrate that what you do has value.  Please review some of the advic...
JohnTarnoff 08-28-2019 01:18 PM
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Thanks for your question @LindaW330912  You're leading into a very specific area and a very lengthy topic! As a self-published author, I can tell you that the upside of self-publishing can certainly outweigh going the traditional publishing route. Ho...
JohnTarnoff 08-28-2019 10:22 AM
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Bravo, @medinbu ! It sounds like you've started a very valuable program.  I am sure that there are others on the various AARP message boards in the non-profit space who could help you out. Search under "gerontology" or other keywords. It's not a ques...
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