Entrepreneurs aren’t limited by age. You can start a successful business at any stage of your life.
However, becoming an entrepreneur at 50 has its own unique challenges.
I know from personal experience.
While many midlife entrepreneurs (or "olderpreneurs" as they're referred to in the UK) may have thought about or even dreamed about owning their business, or more accurately becoming their own boss, I believe that many become entrepreneurs out of necessity or frustration, rather than...
Today officially marks the beginning of the 12 Days of Christmas. That means you have less than two weeks to pick up something special for your clients, customers, family and friends.
Some of you may have finished your shopping months ago, and others (like me) are just about to get started. In an effort to help those who like to shop during these final 12 days, I put together Holiday Catalog for you that will make any recipient of these thoughtful gifts a happy woman.
“When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.”—Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man
Are you stuck in work that's unfulfilling, or at worst soul-sucking? Have you been staring at the Starbuck's Barista thinking, "I should just quit and work here?"
Or are you a "rationalizer." You know, one of those people who tells herself that work is called “work” for a reason. That you should be grateful to have job. You also rationalize the fact that you're good at what you do,...
Burnout is a very real problem, especially for entrepreneurs. Even though partnerships can have their ups and downs, at least you have someone to handle some of the stress and responsibility.
If you're an entrepreneurs, particularly a solopreneurs, you're probably bearing the entire weight of making your business work on your lone shoulders. This amount of responsibility can often lead to working 14+ hour days and losing track of what’s happening in other parts of...
Working from home comes with its own set of benefits, distractions, and frustrations that are quite different from those you find in the regular workplace.
Can you really work at home and achieve your career goals? The answer is up to you!
These thoughtful questions and informative tips can guide you toward successfully working at home:
1. Where can you devote space in your home to your work? Although it doesn't have to be a whole room, you'll need a desk and a couple of drawers designated...
While many believe that knowledge is power, knowledge is only powerful when it’s consistently applied. Consistency may be the most important component of success.
A small step forward each day adds up to a lot of mileage over time.
Are the little things you do each day adding up to something positive? Or is the quality of your life slowly slipping away?
With consistent action over the next 10 or 20 years, what could you accomplish?
Five cold calls each day / 5 days per week equal 1300...
Public speaking still remains the #1 fear of most people in America. So it's no surprise when I hear other colleagues and entrepreneurs ask me, "How can I be more confident on stage? Or speaking in front of crowd? Or even networking?" Admittedly, even speaking in front of massive groups of people gives me pause most of the time. In fact, when I was a practicing attorney I would throw up before each and every trial.
As a consultant, business owner and author, public speaking is a substantial...
Public speaking is almost an essential for success nowadays—and definitely a major factor in creating a powerful brand. Those who take their courage into their hands and accept or seek speaking engagements tend to outpace their competitors in branding, authority and reach.
There are three things you need to do before you can walk into a public speaking engagement without either dying of fright or feeling like a fraud. First, you need to dip your toe into the shallow end and get...
Over on LinkedIn I wrote an article about the five successful strategies that entrepreneurs use to grow and advance their business. You can click over to the link to review the article in full but I wanted to share the key bullet points here for your review:
Confidence may be considered a noun but for successful entrepreneurs it’s a verb. You see successful entrepreneurs don’t make excuses, they “do or do not.” They don’t...
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