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How a 76-Year-Old Became a Swimwear Entrepreneur

Cherry Harker always wanted to design bikinis. Her infatuation with the skimpy swimsuits began in the late 1950s. Back then, she was a teenager who spent holidays at exotic places like Monaco and St. Tropez. Her father, Ronnie Harker, was … Continue reading

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Why Exercise Can Help You Succeed

January has the honor of being the most popular month to start or renew an exercise program. But the best time of the year to do this is right now. Why? We’re on the verge of the holiday season. For … Continue reading

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How One Entrepreneur’s Health Scare Created a New Business

By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs Sometimes a life-changing event leads  people to start a new mission. That’s what happened to Janet Goodman five years ago. Goodman woke up one morning with blurry vision and unquenchable thirst. Her doctor ran … Continue reading

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A Late Bloomer Gets Fit – And Finds a New Cause

For 25 years, Len Leshem worked in an auto manufacturing plant near Wilmington, Delaware and spent most of his free time smoking and drinking beer. As reported in this CapeGazette.com article, his physical state deteriorated to a point where he … Continue reading

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A Life Coach’s Fitness Tips for Entrepreneurs

By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs A common recommendation for aspiring and new entrepreneurs is to prepare a written business plan. But do they also need a “wellness plan”? According to Patti M. Hudson, the answer is yes. Hudson is the … Continue reading

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Smart Words from Seasoned Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship can be tough — and unpredictable.  On some days, everything seems to click into place.  On others, nothing goes right. If that sounds like what you’re going through, rest assured that even the most successful business owners experience ups and downs.  Here are quotes … Continue reading

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Swimming with the Sharks at Age 61

Today’s Washington Post has an inspirational article about 61-year-old swimming legend Diana Nyad, who plans to attempt a 103-mile, shark-infested swim from Cuba to Key West sometime this summer.  Nyad’s goal is to finish a job she started 32  years ago, when … Continue reading

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