Author Archives: Lynne Strang

About Lynne Strang

I'm a writer who blogs about 40-and-older business owners. I am also the author of "Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs: Eight Principles for Starting a Business After Age 40." Outside of work, I enjoy reading, cooking, vegetable gardening and exercise (especially cycling).

This 70-Something Entrepreneur is Passionate about Eco-Friendly Packaging

Paul Tasner used to be a director of operations for a consumer products company in San Francisco – until he was fired in 2009 at age 64. Two years later, Tasner became a first-time entrepreneur. He’s now channeling his concern … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from an Accidental Author

By Lynne Beverly Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs  Jim Horan never expected to own a business or write a book. Much to his surprise, he ended up doing both in the second half of his life.  As explained in this 2013 … Continue reading

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This Parent of 10 has Big Plans for her Investigations Business

It takes grit. commitment and strong support to start a business later in life while managing the demands of a family. One entrepreneur who understands this very well is Jeannette Hughes. Hughes and her husband, Dale Hughes Sr., are the … Continue reading

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10 Twitter Accounts for Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs to Follow

If you’re looking for inspiration, tips or ideas for your next act as a 40-or-older business owner, here are some Twitter accounts to follow: 1) Angela Raspass (@AngelaRaspass) – Helping women 40+ create, launch and expand into Your Next Chapter … Continue reading

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Why Exercise Can Help You Succeed

January has the honor of being the most popular month to start or renew an exercise program. But the best time of the year to do this is right now. Why? We’re on the verge of the holiday season. For … Continue reading

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How to Become a Gig Entrepreneur

By Lynne Beverly Strang After Jim Glay abruptly lost his sales manager position at age 59, he spent a year looking for another job. When no prospects materialized, he decided to go another route: turning his life-long passion – playing … Continue reading

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How to Enjoy Summer – And Grow as an Entrepreneur

Summer means barbecues, pool parties, family reunions, beach trips and other vacations. Are any of these activities realistic if you’re an entrepreneur strapped for time? The answer is yes – with some self-discipline and a focus on big goals. Here … Continue reading

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