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It's Time for a Rewrite Moment for Retirement | Next Avenue

the tale we've heard for years is outdated. here's how the story is evolving.

10 January 2014—Presentation of Dr. Jacquelyn B. James, Ph.D., at Gerontological Society of America’s annual meeting was picked up by Chris Farrell, economics editor for APM's Marketplace Money, a syndicated personal finance program.

The power of storytelling is vastly underestimated when it comes to our economic beliefs, approach to managing money and other aspects of everyday life.

I saw this a few months back, at the Gerontological Society of America’s annual meeting, when Jacquelyn James, co-director of research at the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College, introduced the preliminary results from a large study on flexible work practices. James’ data discussion really came alive when she described the critical role of “positive deviants” uncovered by the research. (These were the outlier, lower-level managers willing to buck the corporate rules to establish flexible workplaces.)

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