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Midlife Reinvention: A Conversation with Jane Pauley

Jane Pauley began her career in TV news over 30 years ago, but only recently have lifespans allowed for careers of that length and longer. It’s not just twenty-somethings who have to figure out what path to take, and this hour we’ll talk to Pauley about her new book celebrating those over fifty who’ve had the courage to reinvent themselves.

Tinker? Tailor? What You’re Meant to Do

My Son, the Folk Singer was a parody album in the 1960s, whose title plays on the idea that moms don’t brag about kids with non-traditional careers. This hour’s guest says we are too often influenced by even well-meaning advice of others, and we should judge success by our own terms, and only after assessing what we love and what we’re good at.

Tinker? Tailor? What You’re Meant to Do

My Son, the Folk Singer was a parody album in the 1960s, whose title plays on the idea that moms don’t brag about kids with non-traditional careers. This hour’s guest says we are too often influenced by even well-meaning advice of others, and we should judge success by our own terms, and only after assessing what we love and what we’re good at