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Networking 101: Five Easy Ways to Follow Up

Networking can be one of the most effective ways for entrepreneurs to find customers, business partners, investors and mentors. Whether it’s an in-person event or an online forum, here’s what often happens: people make useful contacts and don’t follow up, missing out on a … Continue reading

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Groups to Host National Event for “Encore Entrepreneurs”

You’ve heard of speed dating, right?  What about speed mentoring? It’s one of the offerings that will be part of the first-ever National Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Day, which the U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP will host on October 2, 2012 as … Continue reading

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Laying the Foundation for a Home Inspection Business

By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs How did a guy who was supposed to become a shop teacher end up as his own boss? As David Drewry will tell you, it happened for several reasons, with one of them being … Continue reading

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Downsized Designer Shuns Corporate Life – and Finds Success

By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs For Donna Herrle, life changed in two days. That’s how much notice the Pittsburgh woman received that she was being laid off from her position at a healthcare group purchasing organization where she had … Continue reading

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Hate Networking? Try “NetWeaving”

By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs If you’re someone who doesn’t like schmoozing at cocktail parties to make business contacts, listen up. Bob Littell has a method for meeting other professionals that may suit your style. Twelve years ago, Littell, principal … Continue reading

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