Category Archives: Retirement

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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A Motivational Speaker’s Talk About Roses, Purpose and Self-Fulfillment

After Dana LaMon became blind at age four, he could have wallowed in self-pity and accepted the limitations assumed by others. Instead, he refused to let the loss of sight stand in his way and chose to lead a full, … Continue reading

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First They Started Businesses. Now They’re Celebrating Milestones.

It’s hard enough to start a business after age 40 – or at any age, for that matter. When you can sustain the drive and determination needed to grow the company, create new products and give back to causes, that’s … Continue reading

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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Ellen DeGeneres

You know Ellen DeGeneres as a comedian, daytime television host and an actor.  But did you know she’s also an entrepreneur who’s into designing furniture and pet products? Ellen has a business called ED Ellen Degeneres, an American lifestyle brand. … Continue reading

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How an E-Bike Ride Inspired a Boomer Couple to Launch a New Business

During a California trip to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary, Scottsdale residents Kathy and Bill Puryear decided to rent electric bicycles to tour some nearby resort towns.  It was a two-wheel adventure that turned into something much bigger. “We realized … Continue reading

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Social Entrepreneur Helps Fathers Become Great Dads

By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs As an economist, Bob Hamrin used to spend his days developing policies and analyzing data. One day, he came across a number that knocked his socks off. “Thirty-six million American children under the age … Continue reading

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