Author Archives: Lynne Strang

About Lynne Strang

I'm a freelance writer who helps organizations and individuals meet their marketing and communications goals. I am also the author of "Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs: Eight Principles for Starting a Business After Age 40." To learn more, please visit my website: lynnebeverlystrang.com.

From Crunching Numbers to Chopping Veggies: How a 40-Something Found Her Calling

By Lynne Beverly Strang For 20 years, Colette Wilson earned a good living as an accountant who did work for the federal government. Now she’s found joy in pleasing taste buds through scrumptious hors d’oeuvres and mouthwatering sweets. Wilson is … Continue reading

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Can a Childhood Dream Become a Business?

In August, my family and I traveled to Asheville, North Carolina with a stopover in Abingdon, Virginia. We took advantage of our night in Abingdon by seeing a performance of The Lemonade Stand at the Barter Theatre (a charming place, … Continue reading

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News Roundup for 40-and-Older Entrepreneurs

As summer passes by, older entrepreneurs continue to write or serve as the inspiration for  various articles.  Here’s a look at a few recent stories and tidbits that may interest you. Peter Thomas, a Canadian serial entrepreneur who will be … Continue reading

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What’s Different About This Couple’s Cabinet Design Business

Ross and Trivonna Irwin aren’t your garden-variety cabinet designers. For one thing, both are late blooming entrepreneurs. Ross was 59 and Trivonna was 56 when they founded Cabinets by Trivonna, a Lacey, Washington-based business that custom designs kitchens for homeowners … Continue reading

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5 Uplifting Stories About Dad Entrepreneurs

This month is Father’s Day.  Maybe it has you reflecting on the lessons your dad taught you.  Or maybe you’re thinking about your own kids and what they might get you this year (hopefully not another tie). Any way you … Continue reading

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Successful Entrepreneurs Likely to be Older, Finds New Study

As much as we love reading about young entrepreneurs who create killer businesses, these cases are the exception rather than the norm, says a new report. In reality, the average age of the most successful entrepreneurs is 45, according to … Continue reading

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Remembering an Icon in the Beauty Industry

By Lynne Beverly Strang, Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs Vision, drive and tenacity. Entrepreneurs who want to build sustainable businesses need these traits. Mary Kay Ash had them, plus the self-knowledge that comes with being older. This month marks the 100th birthday of … Continue reading

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