The Boomer Woman’s Podcast

Boom With A Bang!

2024 is the 5th Season of The Boomer Woman’s Podcast. Each episode is a conversation between me – I’m Agnes Knowles, your host – and a guest who talks to a subject that, someway, somehow, is relatable to Boomer Women. The guests can be any age, any gender, as long as their message is positive, informative, pertinent to our demographic. You, dear listener, might need to be open-minded, curious, tolerant, inclusive… and if you are, you will enjoy these conversations, maybe learn something, and I encourage you to share each and any episode! Click the Follow/Subscribe button to be notified of the next great guest. read less
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Episodes

Understanding Men's Post-Career Transitions with Michael Kay
Mar 7 2024
Understanding Men's Post-Career Transitions with Michael Kay
Michael Kay talks to mid-age men about the transition from work to whatever’s next.  He approached me asking if he could share how we mid-age women could support the men in our lives, how to have those non-threatening conversations.  His request was like having the tables turned when I hadn’t thought about their turnability. Michael explains: Why post-career is so difficult for menWho has the most difficulty with transitions? (Great insights and he is candid, even as he is also a man.)How so many facets of post 9-5 life aren’t considered, aren’t discussed well before the big day comes. (Just like we women don’t think about, don’t always know what we aren’t considering)The conversations we mid-age women might have with the men in our lives when they’re considering the next chapter… and when they won’t.  We both try to be honest about gender differences while maintaining respect for the opposite gender.  Except I do slip a few comments in… Find Michael at Michael Kay talks to mid-age men about the transition from work to whatever’s next.  He approached me asking if he could share how we mid-age women could support the men in our lives, how to have those non-threatening conversations.  His request was like having the tables turned when I hadn’t thought about their turnability. Michael explains: Why post-career is so difficult for menWho has the most difficulty with transitions? (Great insights and he is candid, even as he is also a man.)How so many facets of post 9-5 life aren’t considered, aren’t discussed well before the big day comes. (Just like we women don’t think about, don’t always know what we aren’t considering)The conversations we mid-age women might have with the men in our lives when they’re considering the next chapter… and when they won’t.  We both try to be honest about gender differences while maintaining respect for the opposite gender.  Except I do slip a few comments in… Michael Kay talks to mid-age men about the transition from work to whatever’s next.  He approached me asking if he could share how we mid-age women could support the men in our lives, how to have those non-threatening conversations.  His request was like having the tables turned when I hadn’t thought about their turnability. Michael explains: Why post-career is so difficult for menWho has the most difficulty with transitions? (Great insights and he is candid, even as he is also a man.)How so many facets of post 9-5 life aren’t considered, aren’t discussed well before the big day comes. (Just like we women don’t think about, don’t always know what we aren’t considering)The conversations we mid-age women might have with the men in our lives when they’re considering the next chapter… and when they won’t.  We both try to be honest about gender differences while maintaining respect for the opposite gender.  Except I do slip a few comments in… Find Michael at https://michaelfkay.com/ Learn more about Michael and find all his links at https://boomwithabang.com/the-boomer-womans-podcast-michael-kay/