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Disrupt Aging: A Bold New Path to Living Your Best Life at Every Age by Jo Ann Jenkins

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CHAPTER 7

Put Your Experience to Work

There is no such thing as work-life balance.

There are work-life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences.

JACK WELCH

Five years ago I had a decision to make. After nearly twenty-five years of government service, I was offered an opportunity to leave my position of chief operating officer of the Library of Congress and become the president of AARP Foundation. I had always said that after government service I wanted to lead a foundation, but I never really took any action to accomplish this goal. And so the opportunity presented itself. My daughter was in college. My son was grown. My husband ...

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