Second Acts

Leadership

The Job Is Finished, Now What? 7 Lessons and Cautionary Tales About Life After Power From Former Presidents.

In the new book, "Life After Power," author Jared Cohen examines seven presidents' search for purpose after leaving the White House.

Business News

An 81-Year-Old Morning Radio Host Says He Was Fired After Working at the Station For More Than 30 Years

Jack Harris's show ran weekdays from 5 - 7 a.m on NewsRadio 970 WFLA in Tampa, Florida.

Innovation

This Founder Just Launched a Company That's Giving Tea a Much-Needed Makeover for the 21st Century: 'Tea Is for Entrepreneurs. Coffee Is Corporate America's Drink.'

Co-founders David Segal and Harley Finkelstein launched their company Firebelly Tea today. The curated line of teas aims to bring the beverage into the 21st century -- and end Americans' exclusive relationship with coffee for good.

Thought Leaders

This Nonprofit Uses a Shark Tank-Like Contest to Help Prisoners Become Entrepreneurs

Defy Ventures challenges convicted criminals to become CEO of their new life from behind bars.

Growing a Business

An Ex-NBA Player Offers 3 Tips for Entrepreneurs Preparing for Their Second Act

'Ball don't lie.' This former Cleveland Cavalier is going to tell you how a well-known basketball term applies to your life.

Starting a Business

Taking On An Existing Business? Take This Advice To Heart.

Don't prove too much, too soon.

Starting a Business

These Entrepreneurs Succeeded -- But Only After Failing Once Before

For a second act success, credit lessons learned at early go-arounds.

Franchise

How These Franchises are Getting a Second Chance

Customers loved these franchises once before. New owners are betting they will again.

Business News

Redbox Close to Launching Its Second Attempt at a Streaming Service

Redbox Digital will offer streams for purchase or rent, as opposed to Netflix's unlimited model.

Thought Leaders

Bedding With a Masculine Bent? This Founder Wants to Reinvent a Category for Men -- Again.

The Tie Bar founder Greg Shugar is hoping to strike lightning twice with his latest upstart, Thread Experiment.

Franchise

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.

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.

Leadership

7 Second-Act Entrepreneurs

These well-known Americans overcame bad times in midlife to reach business fame and fortune.

Starting a Business

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.

Green Entrepreneur®

Will Allen's 'Good Food Revolution'

His new autobiography chronicles Allen's unexpected journey from professional basketball player to urban farming pioneer.