There’s no question – retirement frees up a lot of time to spend on your family and hobbies. But after years of building a company, your business becomes part of your identity.
Whether you realize it or not, many business owners tie their self-worth to their business. And exiting your business young can set you up for years of uncertainty, isolation… and even depression.
Unless you plan ahead.
Today’s guest Brian Booker built Explore USA RV into a Texas wide chain. Despite identity struggles after a sudden sale of the business, he’s thriving in retirement.
In this episode you’ll discover how to pivot into retirement without losing your identity along the way.
Show Highlights Include:
- The old-school “envelope” system which helps you stay on top of finances (even in the 21st century) (3:00)
- How a family trip across the US could build you a state-wide empire by retirement (5:24)
- The recruiting secret that lets you profit in any market (whether you sell RVs or snow cones) (6:55)
- Why business owners have an “identity crisis” after retirement (and how to prevent it happening to you) (7:51)