Posted on Across the Ages: February 12, 2008 9:38 AM
It's time to formalize a "deceleration" career phase—one that lets us ease up and step down, without the angst that comes from doing something outside the norm. I know the concerns: What about the loss of prestige? Can we really reduce people's salaries? How will it affect pensions? All important issues—and ones we need to work through as we retire retirement.