Category Archives: Success

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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Instant Pot’s Inventor Shows It’s Never Too Late to Create

One of my Christmas gifts this year was an Instant Pot, a smart kitchen appliance that’s an all-in-one pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer and warmer. My new gadget got me wondering how it became an Internet sensation. Journalists … Continue reading

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From Crunching Numbers to Chopping Veggies: How a 40-Something Found Her Calling

By Lynne Beverly Strang For 20 years, Colette Wilson earned a good living as an accountant who did work for the federal government. Now she’s found joy in pleasing taste buds through scrumptious hors d’oeuvres and mouthwatering sweets. Wilson is … Continue reading

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Can a Childhood Dream Become a Business?

In August, my family and I traveled to Asheville, North Carolina with a stopover in Abingdon, Virginia. We took advantage of our night in Abingdon by seeing a performance of The Lemonade Stand at the Barter Theatre (a charming place, … Continue reading

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