Katie likes to joke about me being a recovering academic – the kind of person who stands up and talks for 50 minutes without stopping! Well – here is evidence that I can talk for as little as 41 minutes! This is the address that I did recently for the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales for about 200 accountants who were mostly over 50 and many of whom were experiencing employment issues or were simply looking for ‘another way’. It is never too late to reinvent yourself but you need to do a great deal of preparation first. Our book was written to help you through this process and to pass on skills and tips to help you achieve this.