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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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This Late-Blooming Entrepreneur Set a Record for the World’s Largest Cream Tea Party

Sometimes a chance meeting can spark a business idea.  Just ask Jane Malyon. Malyon, who’s British, was enjoying tea one afternoon when she struck up a conversation with a stranger. “I met an old lady who could no longer travel … Continue reading

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How a Late Bloomer Built a Coaching Business to Help Others Like Himself

By Lynne Strang, Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs If you’re a late bloomer who’s struggled to get traction with your business idea, here’s good news: the selection of companies and individuals providing startup coaching includes a growing number that specialize in helping older … 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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Life is Sweet for this 60-Something Entrepreneur

When Carolyn Hartz of Perth, Australia started her business 14 years ago, she didn’t exactly fit the mold of an entrepreneur. She had no business experience. She had been out of the workforce for 25 years raising a family. She … Continue reading

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From Secretary to Handywoman

Jo Ellen Soesbee used to spend her days answering phones and filing papers. Now she sports a hard hat and wields a power drill. Soesbee, 58, is the owner of the ToolBox TomGirl, which offers home and business repair services … 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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