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John Tarnoff

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March 03, 1952

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John Tarnoff is a reinvention career coach, speaker and author who helps his fellow baby boomers transition to meaningful and sustainable careers beyond traditional retirement. Fired 39% of the time over his 35-year career as a Los Angeles-based film producer, studio executive and tech entrepreneur, he reinvented himself at age 50, going back to school to earn a counseling M.A. in Spiritual Psychology. This transition to a career focused on training and career development brought him back to entertainment, where he served as Head of Show Development for DreamWorks Animation from 2003-2009, developing culture-changing creative leadership training and college recruiting programs. Currently, in addition to his coaching/speaking practice, he co ...more

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John Tarnoff For the past few years, I've been focusing my coaching practice around helping members of my generation (the baby boomers) deal with the fact that…moreFor the past few years, I've been focusing my coaching practice around helping members of my generation (the baby boomers) deal with the fact that we're not really able to retire - at least in the way that we expected. Between low retirement savings, increased longevity, and fewer jobs for older workers, a crisis is brewing. The way I see it, boomers have to be more pro-active and not just try to keep doing the same thing they've been doing for years. We have to reinvent ourselves, our attitudes, our aspirations and the ways that we engage with the world if we're going to be able to create an sustain lasting "second-act" careers.

Boomer Reinvention is a super-specific methodology to do just that!(less)
John Tarnoff Basically, I ignore it. The trick for me is to just sit down at a given time every day and just start writing. It may take me a while to get into a…moreBasically, I ignore it. The trick for me is to just sit down at a given time every day and just start writing. It may take me a while to get into a flow, but by just writing with no expectations, the flow tends to happen.(less)
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John Tarnoff added a status update: Hi, Everyone! The book launches this Tuesday, Feb 7th on Amazon, but is available for pre-order now on Kindle and in paperback. Stay tuned for the special one-week Kindle offer starting Tuesday.

And tune in to CBS This Morning - also on Feb.7th - between 8 and 9 AM Eastern/Pacific where I'll be talking about the book, and the career dilemma facing the boomer generation.
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“In order to create your future, you have to reconcile your past.”
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“The job you seek isn't out there in some job description, it's already inside you, aching to get out.”
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“Chase career relationships, not job postings.”
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“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.”
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John Tarnoff Thanks, Mark!

Mark wrote: "Thanks for connecting John! I wish you continued success in all that you attempt to do. Check out my books "100 Years: A Journey to End a Vicious Cycle" and "These Are Your Flowers" on Amazon http:..."


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Mark Baynard Thanks for connecting John! I wish you continued success in all that you attempt to do. Check out my books "100 Years: A Journey to End a Vicious Cycle" and "These Are Your Flowers" on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00TLXK5L6 and on my website www.journey100years.com


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