Category Archives: Success

How a 60-Year-Old Entrepreneur Crushed His First Gravel Bike Race

By Lynne Beverly Strang Since this blog began in 2010, I have profiled all kinds of entrepreneurs — but I’ve seldom featured a family member. Happily, I get to write about one for this post. Earlier this month, I traveled … Continue reading

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A Second Act That’s a Real Hoot

By Lynne Beverly Strang What if you could create an online community that brings together some of the funniest people on the planet?  That lets writers, stand-up comics, cartoonists and other humorists publish their work, push the envelope and spread … Continue reading

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How a 45-Year-Old Doll Maker Began Changing Children’s Lives

As a pediatric oncology social worker, Amy Jandrisevits used dolls in play therapy to help children express themselves. Then one day, a revelation struck. “I realized that the dolls’ thick hair and perfect health were doing the kids I was … Continue reading

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Finding Your Business Idea

For 40-and-older entrepreneurs, the number one reason for starting a business isn’t necessarily to make big bucks.  It’s more about doing something that’s enjoyable and gives you a sense of fulfillment. In this video post, I describe a very simple … Continue reading

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A Retired Admiral Becomes an Entrepreneur – And Finds a New Way to Serve Others

As a two-star nuclear-trained admiral in the U.S. Navy, Robert. O. Wray, Jr. inspected ships, submarines and carriers while reporting to Congress on their status. Now he’s found a new calling: creating technology to help seniors. What led him to … Continue reading

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A Late Bloomer Tries Her Hand at Video Blogging

After eight years of written posts, it’s time to change things up.  So here’s my first video post for Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs. The topic is – what else? – video blogging for entrepreneurs.  If you’re thinking about video blogging (or vlogging), … Continue reading

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Takeaways from 9 Interesting Business Books

Looking for business books to read in 2019?  Maybe this list will spur some new additions to your nightstand.  Some of these books are recent; others have been around for a while. Each listing has a key takeaway to peak … Continue reading

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