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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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What’s Different About This Couple’s Cabinet Design Business

Ross and Trivonna Irwin aren’t your garden-variety cabinet designers. For one thing, both are late blooming entrepreneurs. Ross was 59 and Trivonna was 56 when they founded Cabinets by Trivonna, a Lacey, Washington-based business that custom designs kitchens for homeowners … Continue reading

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5 Uplifting Stories About Dad Entrepreneurs

This month is Father’s Day.  Maybe it has you reflecting on the lessons your dad taught you.  Or maybe you’re thinking about your own kids and what they might get you this year (hopefully not another tie). Any way you … Continue reading

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Social Entrepreneur Helps Fathers Become Great Dads

By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs As an economist, Bob Hamrin used to spend his days developing policies and analyzing data. One day, he came across a number that knocked his socks off. “Thirty-six million American children under the age … Continue reading

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8 End-of-the-Year Tips for Entrepreneurs

The holiday season means different things for different companies.  For some, it’s the busiest time of the year.  For others, business wanes as customers focus their attention elsewhere. Regardless of which end of the scale your business falls, consider these … Continue reading

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60-Year-Old Entrepreneur’s Gaming App Makes History More Fun

History class could become a lot more interesting thanks to a new gaming app. Avery Chenoweth, 60, and a 65-year-old partner started Here’s My Story to make history and geography come alive by combining technology with storytelling. Here’s My Story recently … 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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