We Baby Boomers will likely be working for 10, 20, maybe 30 years more. Therefore, one value we might get our arms around is taking it slow. We have the time to build a business, grow a business, master a new skill, increase our Emotional Intelligence (Download CUsersjasneDocumentsjg).
A good role model for that is New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. POLITICO reports that, if the GOP loses the White House in 2012, he would consider running in 2016. Previously he told supporters for a 2012 run that he was not ready.
In May 2011, I slowed down. Business for my communications boutique picked up. Right now, knock on wood, I have a backlog of work.