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5 Business Books to Read Over and Over

Each year, somewhere between 600,000 and one million books get published in the U.S. alone. With so many new titles to choose from, why would you want to re-read books that are already on your shelves? Repetition makes things stick. … 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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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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