What is a ‘Second Act’?

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A second act, as I’m defining it, is the phase in a career that is distinct from what preceded it. The arc of Bourdain’s career I wrote about in my first post represents one of the more distinct examples of a second act. His career had clear before and after periods. Act One in his […]

Thanks, Tony.

Stay Vigilant exists because of Anthony Bourdain. When I found out he was 44 years old when he published Kitchen Confidential I realized I had no excuse to not launch my own brand. As I write this blog post, I’m 44 years old. In 6 days I’ll be 45. Age isn’t just a number. It’s a reminder that […]