Category Archives: Career Changes

Entrepreneur from Korea Finds Niche Selling Appliances

By Lynne Strang, Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs Edward Kim is good at multitasking. That’s evident by the way he runs his appliance showroom. On a cold January day, Kim is busy filling in for a store manager who’s on vacation. He doesn’t … Continue reading

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Seven Memorable Quotes from 2016

A new year brings new hopes, dreams and opportunities. Here are seven quotes from age 40-and-older entrepreneurs who have been featured or mentioned on this blog in 2016. May their words of wisdom provide inspiration and ideas as you set … Continue reading

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50-Something Entrepreneur Finds Her Niche in Energy-Efficient Lighting

Juanita Tackett owns LED Source Charlotte, a North Carolina-based energy-efficient lighting franchise that she acquired at age 51. Her Twitter description says she’s the franchise’s “Chief Figurer Outer,” a role that comes easier when you’ve spent decades figuring things out … Continue reading

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8 End-of-the-Year Tips for Entrepreneurs

The holiday season means different things for different companies.  For some, it’s the busiest time of the year.  For others, business wanes as customers focus their attention elsewhere. Regardless of which end of the scale your business falls, consider these … Continue reading

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7 Military Veterans Who Became Entrepreneurs Later in Life

On November 11, Americans observe Veterans Day to honor the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces. The occasion has this blogger thinking about veterans who apply their military traits and skills – such as leadership, … Continue reading

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This Late-Blooming Entrepreneur Set a Record for the World’s Largest Cream Tea Party

Sometimes a chance meeting can spark a business idea.  Just ask Jane Malyon. Malyon, who’s British, was enjoying tea one afternoon when she struck up a conversation with a stranger. “I met an old lady who could no longer travel … Continue reading

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60-Year-Old Entrepreneur’s Gaming App Makes History More Fun

History class could become a lot more interesting thanks to a new gaming app. Avery Chenoweth, 60, and a 65-year-old partner started Here’s My Story to make history and geography come alive by combining technology with storytelling. Here’s My Story recently … Continue reading

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