How to Build Your Encore Website on a Budget

By Kristen Edens | November 27, 2018

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 aspiring entrepreneurs in the U.S. Baby boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) are driving small business growth by expanding their existing enterprises or launching encore careers (Guidant Financial). 70% of older entrepreneurs will have success starting new ventures compared to 27% of their millennial counterparts…

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The Missing Link to Work-Life Balance

By Kristen Edens | November 6, 2018

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 when I was five.”  In this fast-paced, technology-crazed world in which we live, it’s more likely that you regularly flop into bed at the end of the day feeling frustrated and exhausted–having failed yet again to achieve the ever-elusive “work-life balance.” While list-making, goal-setting, and…