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10/9 – Review of The Third Act Workshop

Notes from the Field / August-November 2015

Edward Kelley

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 Over the past 2-3 years we have run a number of retreats on The Third Act in life. In April of this year we also ran a successful Third Act Conference. More recently we have been running Third Act workshops in which we have moved our attention to what work we can do and what organisational structure might be best suited to support that work. Here is a short update.


6/16 – Charles Handy and the Curves of Life

Fresh Perspective / April - June 2015

Edward J. Kelly

Edward: Charles could we start by talking about your latest book The Second Curve and how you came up with the concept?

Charles: It has been around in my mind for quite a long time and I wrote about it originally 20 years ago. I was always intrigued by the first curve, the sigmoid curve, which people use. Well, particularly in business, they use it to describe the product life cycle. And then …

4/7 – The Third Act Conference with Charles Handy and Edward Kelly

Announcements / April - June 2015

Royal College of Physicians, 6 Kildare Street, D2 | 22 April | 9am to 1pm

The Third Act refers to the final third of our lives, something that has been fundamentally changed by human longevity. We are now living 30 years longer than our great-grandparents. What was old age for them is now middle age for us. So what does this mean for you?

Stuck in an outdated view of ageing and retirement, our social systems