Working in later life, with some continuity and flexibility, will likely be of purpose and design in a portfolio of options that plug and play, in synergy with other parts of our life. Entrepreneurship, buying or starting a business, consulting or otherwise may be some choices.
Re-coding a longevity society also means we may take a hard look at having “a job”, through our various life stages, as having a short-term lease on a vessel on an open sea. Our process question will be – what are my underdeveloped assets that add value and prove my relevance?
In a human service economy, there will be more need for social enterprisers at the same time as a renaissance for micro businesses, networked alliances & independent wide achievers like da Vinci, who learn to re-apply their skills to where the work meets the need.