Second Acts http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/second-acts The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Second Acts en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 15 Mar 2013 09:00:00 GMT How a Retired FedEx Exec Built a Mini Sandwich Empire Edith Kelly-Green was ready to settle into a retirement when her family convinced her to open a Lenny's Sub Shop franchise. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225493 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225493 Jason Daley Edith Kelly-Green was ready to settle into a retirement when her family convinced her to open a Lenny's Sub Shop franchise. A Jointly Owned Franchise Gives Two Pilots a Second Chance After John Grassia and David Smith lost their jobs as pilots, they bought an Express Oil Change franchise to supplement their incomes. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225028 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225028 Jason Daley After John Grassia and David Smith lost their jobs as pilots, they bought an Express Oil Change franchise to supplement their incomes. 7 Second-Act Entrepreneurs These well-known Americans overcame bad times in midlife to reach business fame and fortune. Tue, 07 Aug 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/224116 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/224116 Michelle V. Rafter These well-known Americans overcame bad times in midlife to reach business fame and fortune. How a Surf Vacation Led to a New Niche in Women's Swimwear An investment-banker-turned-entrepreneur finds success in a line of bikinis designed to stay on, no matter how rough the surf. Sat, 04 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223793 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223793 Margaret Littman An investment-banker-turned-entrepreneur finds success in a line of bikinis designed to stay on, no matter how rough the surf. Will Allen's 'Good Food Revolution' His new autobiography chronicles Allen's unexpected journey from professional basketball player to urban farming pioneer. Sat, 26 May 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223589 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223589 Jeanette Hurt His new autobiography chronicles Allen's unexpected journey from professional basketball player to urban farming pioneer. Art Entrepreneur Wins $100,000 Pittsburgh Prize Artist Tess Lojacono talks about winning the "Experienced Dreamers" contest designed to lure middle-aged entrepreneurs to Pittsburgh. Sun, 13 May 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223547 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223547 Patrick J. Kiger Artist Tess Lojacono talks about winning the "Experienced Dreamers" contest designed to lure middle-aged entrepreneurs to Pittsburgh. Reinvention 101: 5 Lessons From Robert Downey, Jr. The 'Avengers' star is a great case study for anyone launching a new venture or attempting a midlife comeback. Sat, 12 May 2012 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223546 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223546 Patrick J. Kiger The 'Avengers' star is a great case study for anyone launching a new venture or attempting a midlife comeback. How I Did It: From Defense Contractor to B&B Owner Here's how a stressed-out executive became an innkeeper -- and why she's glad she made the change. Sat, 12 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223445 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223445 Elizabeth Pope Here's how a stressed-out executive became an innkeeper -- and why she's glad she made the change. From Tech Maven to Jane Austen Geek Sandy Lerner, co-founder of Cisco Systems, spent more than 20 years working on a sequel to 'Pride and Prejudice.' Sun, 22 Apr 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223394 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223394 Jane Ganahl Sandy Lerner, co-founder of Cisco Systems, spent more than 20 years working on a sequel to 'Pride and Prejudice.' Film 'Marigold Hotel' Portrays Reinvention on a Budget A new film about British expats in India inspires a contest awarding $150,000 and vacations to social entrepreneurs over 50. Sun, 22 Apr 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223392 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223392 Michelle V. Rafter A new film about British expats in India inspires a contest awarding $150,000 and vacations to social entrepreneurs over 50. Want to Simplify Life? Dare to Think Tiny Tumbleweed Tiny House Co. founder Jay Shafer is an evangelist for the updated small-is-beautiful movement. Sun, 11 Mar 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223090 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223090 Patrick J. Kiger Tumbleweed Tiny House Co. founder Jay Shafer is an evangelist for the updated small-is-beautiful movement. 10 Workplace Trends to Watch in 2012 Keep up with the ever changing American workplace with these 10 trends. Sat, 04 Feb 2012 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222733 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222733 Michelle V. Rafter Keep up with the ever changing American workplace with these 10 trends. 'Pursuit of Happyness': Chris Gardner on Reinventing Yourself The star of a real-life rags-to-riches tale shares advice for people struggling through a midlife career transition. Fri, 30 Sep 2011 10:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220459 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220459 Michelle V. Rafter The star of a real-life rags-to-riches tale shares advice for people struggling through a midlife career transition. Vintage Clothing Business Thrives in a Mad Men World How a chef turned her love of retro fashions into a new career. Mon, 24 Jan 2011 16:57:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219309 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219309 Melinda Fulmer How a chef turned her love of retro fashions into a new career.