The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife (Hardcover)

Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife

By Marc Freedman

PublicAffairs, 9781586487850, 256pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2010



With personal stories, visionary thinking, and practical advice, Shift offers a new perspective to all the people entering their 40s, 50s, and 60s asking the question: What’s next?

About the Author

Marc Freedman is founder and CEO of Civic Ventures. An award-winning social entrepreneur, frequent commentator in the national media, and the author of Encore, Prime Time, and The Kindness of Strangers, Freedman spearheaded the creation of Experience Corps and The Purpose Prize. He lives in San Francisco with his family.

Praise For The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife

The New York Times, April 30, 2011
Calls The Big Shift “an imaginative work with the potential to affect our individual lives and our collective future.”

The Wall Street Journal, May 9, 2011
Says its an “invaluable and inspiring read.”

USA Today, April 25, 2011
Hails Freedman as “a natural storyteller, a deep researcher and a forward thinker.”

New York Journal of Books, June 2011 “thorough, thoughtful, and exceptionally well written….Page One is a most encompassing volume on the issue of the future of journalism and newspapers…Highly recommended."