I Was Never an Early Adopter. In Retirement, That Doesn’t Matter

The need to be ahead of the wave plagued both my professional and personal life, especially when it came to technology. What a relief it is now not to care.

28365365体育投注Among the many pleasures retirement has brought, one of the biggest—and most surprising—is this: freedom from the pressure to be an early adopter of everything new and trendy, from tech and management trends to fashion and travel.

The need to stay ahead of the wave plagued both my professional and personal life, especially when it came to technology. I had figured out in the first days of the computer revolution that nothing about technology was intuitive to me. Even though my sons said, “Just experiment with your devices—it...