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Mid-Life Crisis or Mid-Life Change?
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Mid-Life Crisis or Mid-Life Change?

Age is just a number and a birthday is just a perfect time to consider how significant is that number?
Jeff Shavitz
Older Entrepreneurs Who Fight Fear Find the Bravery to Embrace Hope
Radicals & Visionaries

Older Entrepreneurs Who Fight Fear Find the Bravery to Embrace Hope

Research shows that businesses started by older people, on average, are more successful than those started by their younger counterparts.
Adam Smith
One Day, You'll Be 50 or 60 or 70, and You'll Either Have Achieved Your Dreams -- or Not
Radicals & Visionaries

One Day, You'll Be 50 or 60 or 70, and You'll Either Have Achieved Your Dreams -- or Not

I graduated from medical school at 39, opened a business at 50 and wrote a book at 63. It's never too late to reinvent yourself.
Dr. Susan O'Malley
Millennial Entrepreneurs Make More Money Than Their Older Peers
Radicals & Visionaries

Millennial Entrepreneurs Make More Money Than Their Older Peers

A new report from HSBC analyzes the culture and motivation of generations of entrepreneurs around the world.
Catherine Clifford
A First-Time Entrepreneur at 88, Earl Fultz, Now 91, Says His Business Is the Spice of His Life
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A First-Time Entrepreneur at 88, Earl Fultz, Now 91, Says His Business Is the Spice of His Life

Fultz bottles and sells the unique Moroccan spice, cHarissa. Here, he gives advice to aspiring entrepreneurs of all ages.
Carol Roth
Just Like a Fine Wine, Business Acumen Gets Better With Age
Older Entrepreneurs

Just Like a Fine Wine, Business Acumen Gets Better With Age

Years worth of real-world experience can make an older person the ideal first-time entrepreneur.
Gregory Stoller
Why It's Never Too Late to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)
Radicals & Visionaries

Why It's Never Too Late to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)

They say age is nothing but a number, and these stats prove it.
Carly Okyle
It's Never Too Late: At 78, This Former Physicist Is Starting a Hedge Fund
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It's Never Too Late: At 78, This Former Physicist Is Starting a Hedge Fund

Another compelling argument that age is but a number.
Laura Entis
You Can Sidestep the Midlife Crisis By Taking the Midlife Leap Instead
Entrepreneurs

You Can Sidestep the Midlife Crisis By Taking the Midlife Leap Instead

No sports car can take you back to your youth but you can leverage your unique past for a better future.
Christopher Hawker
The Benefits of Launching a Family Business in Your Golden Years
Radicals & Visionaries

The Benefits of Launching a Family Business in Your Golden Years

Whether because of economic necessity or to satisfy a postponed desire, for some the best time to start a business is when they otherwise might retire.
Daphne Mallory
Success Can Come at Any Age. Just Look at These 6 Successful Entrepreneurs.
Radicals & Visionaries

Success Can Come at Any Age. Just Look at These 6 Successful Entrepreneurs.

While much attention is thrown at the teen genius or the college dropout, it's important to remember that often the wiser among us can more easily navigate the road to success.
Sujan Patel
You're Never Too Old for an Internship
Radicals & Visionaries

You're Never Too Old for an Internship

Whether you were recently let go from your job, or simply looking for a change, an internship later in life has three big benefits.
Deborah Mitchell
8 Mindset Shifts Needed to Go From Older Employee to 'Silverpreneur'
Older Workers

8 Mindset Shifts Needed to Go From Older Employee to 'Silverpreneur'

Stop holding yourself back by referring to what you used to do. Instead be open to embracing the new.
Maite Baron
How Old Is Too Old to Start a Business? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)
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How Old Is Too Old to Start a Business? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)

Martha Stewart didn't do any home decorating until she was 35. And Charles Flint started IBM at 61.
Catherine Clifford