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How Conscious Choices, Inner Work, And Community Forge New Paths In Life’s Latter Half Featuring Paul Ward And Sandy Demarest

Dr. Paul Ward is a leadership and life coach, often referred to as the Consciousness Whisperer. He is the President of 2Young2Retire, LLC, a company that specializes in coaching, consulting, and training.

Paul is the author of “The Inner Journey to Conscious Leadership” and the coauthor of “Midlife, New Life,” which is set to be published in January.

An adjunct professor at the University of Phoenix online, Paul has dedicated more than thirty years to consulting for organizations across Europe and the Americas. He splits his time between West Palm Beach, Florida, and Portsmouth, England.

Paul Ward and Sandy Demarest are reshaping the concept of midlife through their co-authored book, Midlife New Life, and their professional coaching efforts. They bring a wealth of experience to those navigating life’s transitions, offering strategies to embrace change with purpose and intention.

In today’s episode of Smashing the Plateau, we’ll explore the conscious choices that can redefine one’s journey during the second half of life and the importance of inner work and community in forging a new path.

Paul, Sandy, and I discuss:

  • The inspiration behind Midlife New Life and the story of its creation [00:04:00]
  • Sandy’s journey from career development to co-author [00:05:50]
  • The significance of midlife as a stage, not an age, and its broad appeal [00:08:05]
  • Addressing unexpected challenges and the importance of planning [00:09:10]
  • The concept of working for fulfillment versus working for a living [00:10:36]
  • Strategies for corporate refugees turning to entrepreneurship [00:12:40]
  • The role of mindset and support in navigating career transitions [00:14:25]
  • Consciously exploring possibilities before a crisis strikes [00:16:00]
  • Leveraging strengths for personal and professional growth [00:24:45]

Learn more about Paul and Sandy and their work: Midlife New Life Book: midlifenewlife.net

Paul Ward’s Contact: http://2young2retire.com/ and https://drpaulward.com/

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About the author, David Shriner-Cahn

David is the podcast host and community builder behind Smashing the Plateau, an online platform offering resources, accountability, and camaraderie to high-performing professionals who are making the leap from the corporate career track to entrepreneurial business ownership.

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