Brain Food: Ten ways to ... retire gracefully

Plan in advance for your life after work

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

Be diligent in your handover

Hold a big farewell party to celebrate

Take a holiday as soon as you leave

Put your plans into practice on your return

Remember it will affect your partner too

Blow some of your pension payout on a treat

Consider a consulting and/or a non-exec role

Resist elasticated waistbands and daytime TV

Look forward, not backwards.

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