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How a Ski Instructor’s Bum Knee Launched a New Product

In 2002, Kim Gustafson left an international career in office equipment sales and marketing to become a ski instructor in Vail, Colorado. But at age 54, his knees (which had undergone two reconstructive surgeries) weren’t so young anymore. His new gig required … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama’s Thoughts on Turning 50

Turning 50 isn’t what it used to be. Just ask Michelle Obama. The First Lady of the U.S. isn’t just celebrating her 50th birthday today. She’s embracing it in a way that sets a great example for others. “What you learn is that each decade brings a … Continue reading

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Invention Turns Smartphones into Heart Monitors

David C. Albert is an Oklahoma City-based cardiologist, inventor and the founder of three tech companies. His latest venture, which he started at age 56, sells a product that has caught the attention of many in the health care industry. The AliveCor System turns a smartphone … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur Creates a “Surfboard” for the Golf Course

Don Wildman has an invention that he hopes will make golf carts a thing of the past. The 80-year-old entrepreneur from Malibu, California is the mastermind behind the GolfBoard, an electronic board that golfers (and their clubs) ride to get … Continue reading

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Beverage Entrepreneur Tries His Hand at Lettuce Tea

Ten years ago, Eddy Antoine moved to the Tampa, Florida area to retire. Once he got there, his life took a different direction. As this article in the Tampa Tribune explains, “his effort to find something interesting to do turned … Continue reading

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The Rewards for “Boomerpreneurs”

What are the greatest rewards that come from starting a business when you’re older?  In this article from The Globe and Mail, writer Stacey Stein asked five Canadian “boomerpreneurs” about various aspects of business ownership, including what’s made it all worthwhile.  Here’s what they had to say: Dean Shaver, … Continue reading

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A Life Coach’s Fitness Tips for Entrepreneurs

By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs A common recommendation for aspiring and new entrepreneurs is to prepare a written business plan. But do they also need a “wellness plan”? According to Patti M. Hudson, the answer is yes. Hudson is the … Continue reading

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