Category Archives: Retirement

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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Why Odd Couples in Business Can Be a Good Thing

This fall, Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg will co-host “Martha & Snoop’s Dinner Party,” a new weekly TV show. She’s a home decorating guru. He’s a rapper. She’s 75 years old. He’s 44. As unlikely as this duo may seem, … Continue reading

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Five Places to Look for Your Tribe

When I left my job six years ago, I freed myself from a daily commute that could take several hours. Today, I’m a solopreneur with a lot more control over my schedule. I rarely wear suits and often sport t-shirts … Continue reading

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How a Late Bloomer Built a Coaching Business to Help Others Like Himself

By Lynne Strang, Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs If you’re a late bloomer who’s struggled to get traction with your business idea, here’s good news: the selection of companies and individuals providing startup coaching includes a growing number that specialize in helping older … Continue reading

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How Jon Bon Jovi’s Restaurants Are Making a Big Difference

Jon Bon Jovi is a world-famous rock star with numerous albums that have sold millions of copies.  But there’s another side to him that some fans may not know. He’s also a social entrepreneur who is dedicated to fighting hunger. … Continue reading

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Life is Sweet for this 60-Something Entrepreneur

When Carolyn Hartz of Perth, Australia started her business 14 years ago, she didn’t exactly fit the mold of an entrepreneur. She had no business experience. She had been out of the workforce for 25 years raising a family. She … Continue reading

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