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Why I love the WISE 50 over 50 Award Winners!

Why I love the WISE 50 over 50 Award Winners!

I created the Canadian WISE 50 over 50 Awards in 2017 to draw attention to entrepreneurs who started a business over the age of 50. I had no idea how they would be received and was over the moon when I received 96 applications the first year! I had no way of judging...

Some Lessons From a Career Transition Coach in South Africa

Some Lessons From a Career Transition Coach in South Africa

Guest Post from Lynda Smyth Lynda Smith has been involved in trying to understand how longevity and technology are changing our world at 50 and beyond. Below is an account of some of the lessons learnt personally as well as with her clients. Each of us is unique and...

The Most Powerful Employee Retirement Gift

The Most Powerful Employee Retirement Gift

The very best retirement gift? The one that says “We have taken the time to get to know you, and we hope this gift will add value to your life in retirement, just as you added value to ours during your time here.” Sure, it might take a bit more thought and effort than...

An Easy to Understand Guide to Starting a Business

An Easy to Understand Guide to Starting a Business

“Having started a business at 66 years old, I can report that Wendy’s advice and blueprint – and, particularly, the detailed manner in which she dispenses those throughout [her book ‘Wiser: The Definitive Guide to Starting a Business After the Age of 50’] – are...

Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition

Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition

Guest post by Nunzio Presta Out the gate, many people associate entrepreneurship with the grind and hustle of building a business from the ground up. However, entrepreneurship can be achieved through buying an existing, established business. This can come in forms of...

Business Launch Solutions Launches Awards for Entrepreneurs over 50

Business Launch Solutions Launches Awards for Entrepreneurs over 50

Know any entrepreneurs who started a business after reaching 50? I’m excited to announce the inaugural WISE 50 Over 50 Awards recognizing and celebrating 50 entrepreneurs over 50. As you may know, Canadians over 50 are the fastest growing segment of the business...