Monthly Archives: March 2012

Inventor Strives to Bring the World a Better Hotdog

By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs Chris Schutte always wanted to be an inventor.  But he didn’t start pursuing his dream until 2007, when two things happened. The first was a layoff from his corporate job in the home entertainment … Continue reading

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Startup Activity Remains Strong Among Older Americans

While the rate of new business creation dipped last year, entrepreneurship growth was highest among American adults in the 45-to 54-year-old age category, show new statistics released March 19 by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity found … Continue reading

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How Very Successful People Manage Their Time

One of my favorite business books is B. Eugene Griessman’s “Time Tactics of Very Successful People.”  It’s concise, easy to read and, as you’d expect, gets right to point.  While this book has been around for several years, its recommendations remain valuable – especially for entrepreneurs looking to squeeze … Continue reading

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Walmart Hosts Contest to Encourage Inventors

Voting begins today for “Get on the Shelf,” Walmart’s online contest for those interested in getting their inventions on the retailer’s shelves.  Three winners will have their products sold on Walmart.com, plus the grand winner’s product also will get shelf space in select Walmart stores across the country. … Continue reading

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