More Posts on Second Acts
These Entrepreneurs Succeeded -- But Only After Failing Once Before
For a second act success, credit lessons learned at early go-arounds.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.