Interviews

Retirement Recess – Interview with Edward J Zinkiewicz

Short: Ed is an author, speaker, and podcast host who will be sharing his insights intro retirement and what nearly or newly retired folks can do to avoid the surprises, disappointments, aggravations, and fears so many others face.

Long: Between surprises that stem from retirement, disturbing changes due to aging, and false starts, over 60% of retirees find themselves worried, bored, or sad in retirement. And a great many of them struggle to find a meaningful way to keep active after retirement.

Ed Zinkiewicz is on a mission to help retirees beat those odds. Speaker, author, and podcast host, Ed is spreading the word to nearly and newly retired folks so they can find joy, make friends, and keep up.

No stranger to these problems himself, Ed tells how he and his wife worked their way into a fulfilling retirement after their initial foray into these surprisingly muddy waters. How hard could it be to stop work? Ed can tell you exactly.

Join him as he introduces the three basic stepping stones he and his wife used to climb into their new, now extremely satisfying retirement.

Trust Your Gut – Interview with Vic Pascucci III

Vic is Managing Partner of Lightbank, a seed and series A venture fund headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The firm was founded in 2010 by Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell who have founded 6 companies (Inner Workings, Echo Logistics, Media Ocean, Groupon, Tempus Labs and Uptake) which have generated over $12B in value. Lightbank is a top performing fund when benchmarked against Cambridge Associates 2010 vintage report. The firm sources proprietary investment opportunities from its network of 10,000 + operators, 250+ funded founders and co-founders, entrepreneurial DNA and deep networks across financial services, consumer and software.