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Baby Boomers, Who Are More Successful as Entrepreneurs, Are Great Startup Assets
Baby Boomers

Baby Boomers, Who Are More Successful as Entrepreneurs, Are Great Startup Assets

The generation born between 1945 and 1964 could give a startup some needed expertise and credibility. Here are five roles they can easily fit into.
Martin Zwilling
Leading Scientists Question 'Brain Games' Effectiveness, Call for More Research
Memory

Leading Scientists Question 'Brain Games' Effectiveness, Call for More Research

Companies like Luminosity that are making 'brain games' are capitalizing on older individuals' fears of cognitive decline by making 'exaggerated and misleading claims' unfounded in scientific evidence, they contend.
Laura Entis
Study Trends to Guide Your Innovation Efforts
Innovation

Study Trends to Guide Your Innovation Efforts

Keep your finger on the pulse of four key waves driving new product development.
Louis Foreman
Nurturing Healthy Company Culture Can Yield Unpredictable Benefits
Company Culture

Nurturing Healthy Company Culture Can Yield Unpredictable Benefits

Only an enthusiastic, inspired team will build a truly great company.
Greg Besner
3 Things Entrepreneurs Must Do to Keep Their Business Model Relevant
Innovation

3 Things Entrepreneurs Must Do to Keep Their Business Model Relevant

Be innovative and evolve your startup to achieve superior growth. Find the payoff from being attuned to cultural and demographic trends.
Jesse Torres
How Important Your Workplace Friendships Are Depends on Your Age
Workplaces

How Important Your Workplace Friendships Are Depends on Your Age

There is a generational divide in how we view the value and depth of our co-workers.
Lisa Evans
Why Generations Clash at Work
Leadership

Why Generations Clash at Work

Don't just blame the Millennials. The struggle between the status quo and young up-and-comers is ageless, and important.
Steve Tobak
Millennials, the Friendly Cutthroat Generation
Millennials

Millennials, the Friendly Cutthroat Generation

Sixty-eight percent of millennials would sacrifice a work friendship in order to get a promotion, according to a new survey by LinkedIn.
Laura Entis
The Problem With Hiring Millennials Is Their Age, Not Their Generation
Millennials

The Problem With Hiring Millennials Is Their Age, Not Their Generation

Never mind the stereotypes about Gen Y. Young people will at times act young.
Matthew Goldman
 Why Being 50 (or Older) Is Just Right for Entrepreneurship
Older Workers

Why Being 50 (or Older) Is Just Right for Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs with years of workforce experience and accumulated wisdom launch the businesses of their dreams.
David Nilssen
How to Bridge the Workplace Generation Gap
Employee Management

How to Bridge the Workplace Generation Gap

With skillful leadership, different generations can work together and learn from each other.
Beth Miller
Franchise Players: Finding a Niche in a Crowded Market
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Finding a Niche in a Crowded Market

When this Homewatch CareGivers franchisee entered a crowded local market, he focused on the niche instead of the common.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: What 27 Years in the Franchise Industry Taught Me About Becoming a Franchisee
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: What 27 Years in the Franchise Industry Taught Me About Becoming a Franchisee

Arnie Williams worked in the franchise industry on the corporate level for 27 years before investing in his own franchise.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Turning to Franchising For Meaning, Not Validation
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Turning to Franchising For Meaning, Not Validation

Dan Roda became a Nurse Next Door franchisee after working in sales for 31 years in an effort to find a job that was fully meaningful.
Kate Taylor