Am I an Entrepreneur, Blog Series 1 of 3

No matter what age you are when you decide to start a business, the initial questions still remain:  Am I an entrepreneur? What idea am I pursuing?  Can I make money? These three topics for the [...]


Why entrepreneurs should solve problems that matter

Walking out of a Starbuck’s this morning, I saw a woman in tears.  Without giving me a chance to say anything to her, she begins crying loudly. “Is there anything I can do?” I asked her.  Through [...]


Changing the Discussion

I recently downloaded Nextdoor, the social media app that connects neighbors and communities.  There are millions of users and hundreds of thousands of communities participating in neighborhood [...]


Business Pitching through Storytelling

The writer behind the Disney movies of Toy Story, Andrew Stanton, said in his TED talk: “Storytelling is knowing that everything you’re saying, from the first sentence to the last, is leading to [...]

Over 50? Participate in a 10-question survey, enter to win an iPad

  CLICK HERE TO TAKE SURVEY For the entrepreneur who is over the age of 50. I am a former university professor of entrepreneurship and a new business owner of Silver Founder Academy, Inc. I [...]


May You Live to Be 120!

There is an old Jewish wish, may you live to be 120 years old.  The bible says that Moses was 120 years at his death, and that “his eye had not dimmed, and his vigor had not diminished” (bible [...]


Do you want to start a business?

As an entrepreneur, you are someone who organizes a business venture, assumes the risk for it, willing to work hard, conduct a lot of research and pour your heart and soul and money into the [...]


Expanding Resources

Silver Founder Academy is expanding the resources, adding articles, podcasts and topics regarding starting a business after the age of 50.  No doubt the information is relevant to all [...]


Hello? | Maya Angelou

When Maya Angelou spoke at a small community center in Texas, in the 90s, I was on the front row. I don’t remember much about the venue, nor the overall event that brought me to her reading, [...]


Willie’s Still Standing

“I don’t want to be the last man standing.  Or wait a minute, maybe I do. If you don’t mind I’ll start a new line and decide after thinking it through.”* *Willie Nelson’s newest song at 85 years [...]

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