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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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Lessons Learned from an Accidental Author

By Lynne Beverly Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs  Jim Horan never expected to own a business or write a book. Much to his surprise, he ended up doing both in the second half of his life.  As explained in this 2013 … Continue reading

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Nine Business Book Takeaways That Can Help Your Startup

Whether you’re new to entrepreneurship or been at it for a while, these ideas from noted business books can help you reach your goals: 1) Don’t try to win by competing in an already crowded market space. Create an uncontested … Continue reading

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An Actor Turns to Entrepreneurship — And Finds Success

LeVar Burton’s long career in the entertainment industry spans a variety of roles: Geordi LaForge on “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” Kunta Kinte from the famed television miniseries “Roots” and longtime host of PBS’ “Reading Rainbow” TV show. Now the … Continue reading

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Seeing in Others What They Can’t See in Themselves

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you might remember this post about entrepreneur Len Forkas’ experience as a solo competitor in the 2012 Race Across America — a grueling, 3,000-mile bicycle race that starts in California and ends in Maryland. At age … Continue reading

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The Power of Persistence

Four years ago, I set out to write a book about people who became successful entrepreneurs in the second halves of their lives. I undertook this challenge for several reasons but at the heart of it all was a personal one. I … Continue reading

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How Business Owners Can Stop Worrying (So Much)

While it can bring excitement, gratification and financial rewards, entrepreneurship isn’t exactly a relaxing endeavor. Long hours, complications and problems also are part of the package, of course. For business owners, Dale Carnegie’s “How to Stop Worrying and Start Living” … Continue reading

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