Posted on Aug 6, 2018

IOMI® International Office Moving Institute

The purpose of this blog is to help you plan for what you’re going to do when you retire. As a graduate of the School of Hard Knocks, of course I never planned for my retirement. In 2000, at age 55 and as part of my divorce settlement, I sold my moving company and was immediately out of a job. And my reason for getting out of bed every day! With nothing to do and no need for income, I took a (mandatory) leave of absence for the next few years. What did I do during those years? I honestly don’t remember. I’m sorry to report that I apparently vegetated and didn’t do anything. I don’t recommend this strategy!

By 2006 I couldn’t stand the boredom and loneliness anymore—I needed to add meaning to my life. I found purpose by creating a goal—to try to raise the quality of service in office moving worldwide. I hoped to capitalize on my extensive career experience and decided to expand what was really a very part-time business into a full-time operation. Read More:
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