Throughout most of my working career, I was a successful project manager. I was driven to succeed in accomplishing high profile and important projects. Those projects energized me so much that I was always excited about getting up each morning and facing the challenges of the day. Those management skills now have helped me focus on my most important project--my retirement. This series of articles is meant to share some thoughts about retirement, and set forth a process of discovery that evolved for figuring out my own retirement strategy.