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Entrepreneurship after 50: Is It Right for You?

Entrepreneurship after 50: which path to choose?

Many midlife entrepreneurs choose to create their businesses backwards. They back into entrepreneurship after 50 rather than actually choose it. After trying to find a job without success after a year or two, I’ll hear a midlifer say, “I guess I’ll just have to start a business.” And that statement right away lets me know…

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Are You an Armchair Entrepreneur?

armchair entrepreneurs over age 50 need to understand who they are now before starting a business.

If you’ve found yourself analyzing businesses you see or deal with regularly, you’re probably an Armchair Entrepreneur. That’s what I call someone who thinks frequently about becoming an entrepreneur and often wonders what it might be like to own their own business. Armchair Entrepreneurs have been sitting in their comfortable chairs (sometimes for decades), slaving…

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8 Ways Life and Career Change After 50 is Different

Life and career change after 50 is different in at least 8 ways.

When was the last time you did any life or career planning for yourself? I’m going to guess you took a career interest inventory in 8th Grade (before high school) or 11th Grade (before graduation or college).  If you attended college, maybe you had a Career and Placement Office that provided these same assessments when…

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