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Strategies and Resources for Starting a Business Later In Life

On October 27, 2015, Posted by , In Startup Timing, By , With Comments Off on Strategies and Resources for Starting a Business Later In Life

In my last post I argued that the answer to ageism is entrepreneurship. When you find yourself out of work later in life, you will need to create your own job. Note that I said “when” and not “if,” because it is inevitable for 80% of the working population. The…

Ageism In The Age Of Entrepreneurship

On October 20, 2015, Posted by , In Startup Team,Startup Timing, By , , With Comments Off on Ageism In The Age Of Entrepreneurship

We live in a throwaway society and it is a sad fact that the first to be tossed in the pursuit of profit are people. And the most disposable people of all are workers over the age of 50. Unemployment figures show that workers over the age of 50 are…

Is Your Idea Any Good for a Business?

On October 14, 2015, Posted by , In Startup Ideas, By , With Comments Off on Is Your Idea Any Good for a Business?

Last night I had the opportunity to facilitate an Ideation Bootcamp for the newFort Lauderdale-Boca Chapter of the Founder Institute. I am proud to be a graduate of the Seattle chapter and led the effort to organize a chapter in Tampa-St. Pete in 2012 (with moderate success). The highlight of…

Who Wants to Disrupt a $20B Industry?

On October 6, 2015, Posted by , In Startup Ideas, By , With Comments Off on Who Wants to Disrupt a $20B Industry?

Every year about 43 million Americans move and spend more than $20B. Chances are you have moved and know what a hassle it can be. Unlike most industries that have been made more efficient and accountable to consumers because of the internet and mobile devices, the moving and storage industry…