Ep. 20: Positive Aging: How to Launch an Encore Career with Laura Schlafly
Join Dr. Karen Wyatt and her guest Laura Schlafly, a coach and career guide for aging adults.
In this interview you will learn:
How Baby Boomers are revolutionizing the concept of an Encore Career
How to accomplish a career change late in life
What are the most popular encore career fields and jobs currently available
Laura Schlafly is the founder of Lake Oswego, Oregon based Career Choices with Laura, the business where she inspires and guides Baby Boomers and mid-career professionals to investigate – and then launch – “Second Act”, or Encore Careers after they reach 50+.
With a BA in Japanese studies from Ohio State, an MBA from the University of Michigan, and being a serial Boomer entrepreneur herself, Laura has 20 years of hands-on, practical experience in product marketing, field sales, and small business development.
Laura is also a private pilot, musician, dancer, and life-long student of Asian cultures and languages.
In her current role as an Encore Career Coach, Professional Speaker and Writer, Laura combines these skills and interests – plus the wealth of knowledge gleaned from her own five careers – into a tailored strategy that helps her clients uncover their own core Passions and apply them to a motivating career with Purpose and a Paycheck attached.