Success Myth: The Road to Retirement


April 12, 2021

Success Myth: The Road to Retirement

An idealistic vision of a relaxing and stress-free retirement can be the powerful motivator that keeps you stuck in an unfulfilling job. However, there is growing evidence to suggest this view of retirement is actually a myth. Even worse, by chasing after this myth, you can make unhealthy sacrifices during your second phase of life – the work and family years. In this episode, career expert and Purpose Promise founder John McCarthy suggests a holistic reframing for the concept of retirement. Then, Jason Goodall, financial planner, and comedian joins him to describe how he combats this myth with his clients.

The Purpose Promise Podcast

The right job is the foundation of a fulfilling life. At the Purpose Promise, we are the sworn enemy of the rat race, which has caused epic levels of disengagement in the United States and around the world. The Purpose Promise Podcast will lead you to a deeper understanding of how to find meaningful work. In each episode, career expert and author John McCarthy explores common success myths and practical ways that you can uniquely define what purpose means to you!

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