Uncommon Wealth Partners
Uncommon Wealth Partners
Retirement Burnout

In this episode of the Uncommon Wealth Podcast, Phillip and Arron discuss the challenges of transitions in life, such as retirement or selling a business, and the potential for burnout and identity issues that can arise during these times. They emphasize the importance of finding purpose and diversifying interests to maintain a sense of identity and fulfillment. They also highlight the value of serving others and mentoring as a way to find joy and purpose in life. The hosts share personal anecdotes and insights to encourage listeners to enjoy the present moment and prepare for future transitions.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Transitions in life, such as retirement or selling a business, can lead to burnout and identity issues.
  2. Diversifying interests and finding purpose beyond work can help prevent burnout and maintain a sense of identity.
  3. Serving others and mentoring can bring joy and fulfillment in life.
  4. Enjoying the present moment and preparing for future transitions can lead to a more fulfilling life.


  • “You need to tie your identity to something that can’t be taken from you.”
  • “What can I do now to make sure that at the end of this transition, I don’t get burnout?”
  • “The people that have true joy and happiness are the ones who serve and pour themselves into others.”