Posts by Kristen Edens

How to Build Your Encore Website on a Budget

You’re in a new phase of life, and you’re ready to step out on a limb and do something crazy—like start a business. And you know what? Maybe it’s not so crazy after all. Check out these reports: According to a 2017 survey by Guidant Financial, business owners over the age of 50 accounted for 54% of…

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The Missing Link to Work-Life Balance

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When was the last time your life felt perfectly balanced? Or you were successfully dedicating just the right amount of time and energy to the people, places, and things that mattered most to you?  Or your efforts flowed seamlessly to meet your daily personal and professional needs? Chances are good, your answer might be, “Maybe…

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The Evolution of Entrepreneurship

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My 18th year was a big year for me: I graduated high school, got a part-time summer job and started college that fall. Sound familiar? For many Baby Boomers and Gen X folks, that was the norm. We were expected to follow the path laid out by our parents and grandparents. It was the vision…

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Are You a Second Act Entrepreneur?

Managing the New Midlife

In 2015, The Kauffman Foundation reported that 26% of new entrepreneurs were ages 55 to 64.  Forbes predicts by 2020, 50% of businesses will be freelance and, with 10,000 Americans turning 50 every day and another 10,000 turning 65, the number of second acts will continue to rise.  Exciting, right?  Are you one of the…

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