Category Archives: Career Changes

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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How a 76-Year-Old Became a Swimwear Entrepreneur

Cherry Harker always wanted to design bikinis. Her infatuation with the skimpy swimsuits began in the late 1950s. Back then, she was a teenager who spent holidays at exotic places like Monaco and St. Tropez. Her father, Ronnie Harker, was … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Market Your Business for Free (Well, Almost)

Most new and small business owners operate on shoestring budgets that leave few resources for marketing. If that describes you, take heart. You don’t have to spend big marketing bucks at the beginning (if ever). For greater brand awareness, try … Continue reading

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How to Stay Motivated in February

February can be a tough month for entrepreneurs. The holiday parties are over. People may be reluctant to spend money right now. They’re still paying credit card bills for the gifts they bought in December. Then there’s the weather, a … Continue reading

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Five Money Moves for Gig Entrepreneurs

As a freelance writer, I like the independence that comes with gig work. I also like interacting with a variety of clients, setting my own schedule and working from home in jeans and a t-shirt. But I’m not so crazy … Continue reading

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8 Inspiring Quotes from 40-and-Older Entrepreneurs

The end of the year presents an opportunity to look back at some of the most memorable quotes about 40-and-older entrepreneurs that appeared on this blog in 2017. I hope you find wisdom and inspiration from these eight quotes – … Continue reading

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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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