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When Are You Too Old to Start a Business? Maybe Never!

Written By: Catherine Morgan | Comments Off on When Are You Too Old to Start a Business? Maybe Never!

piggy bankThis is an incredible story. Imagine being 88 years old and, instead of winding down, feeling a burning desire to start and grow a business! In Carol’s recent post on entrepreneur.com, “A First-Time Entrepreneur at 88, Earl Fultz, Now 91, Says His Business Is the Spice of His Life,” Carol begins:

“At age 88, New York-based Earl Fultz and his wife, Gloria Elmaleh, 85, started commercially bottling and selling the Moroccan sauces and spices she had been concocting at home under the brand name, “cHarissa.” After Gloria passed away, Mr. Fultz, now 91, soldiered on and even expanded the business, winning a variety of accolades including a best-in-category award at last summer’s Fancy Food Show.

So, how does one get the entrepreneurial bug at almost 90 years old, and what lessons can he share? Here are some of Earl’s entrepreneurial pearls of wisdom.”

There’s some great advice in this post, and you can read the rest of it here.

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Catherine Morgan is the founder of Point A to Point B Transitions Inc., a virtual provider of coaching services to individuals who are in business or career transition. She specializes in helping entrepreneurs transition to corporate jobs they love. Catherine is the author of the eBook Re-Launch You: Discovering Your Point B and Embracing Possibility. An experienced independent consultant who was employed by three of the former Big Five consulting firms, Catherine speaks frequently on topics related to career transition, small business, productivity, and mental health. She doesn’t take herself seriously, but takes her subject matter very seriously.