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Let's explore late-life entrepreneurship.
As I dive deeper into affiliate marketing at 70 years old, the classic hit by Garth Brooks comes to mind – "Much Too Young (To Feel This Damn Old)." So why not explore its relevance to those embarking on the exhilarating journey of starting an affiliate marketing business or any other business later in life? Researchers have observed an increase in entrepreneurial activity among older individuals. When asked why they wanted to set up a business later in life, twice as many women than men expressed the desire to realize a long-held ambition. Over the past several years, the number of women-owned businesses in the United States has climbed to nearly 13 million, accounting for 42% of all U.S. businesses. These ventures have grown at double the rate of all U.S. businesses. For some, starting a business after retirement is a financial necessity. According to a 2018 survey, women 65 and older are more likely to become entrepreneurs because they've lost a job or need additional income. More than 28% of those surveyed said they became entrepreneurs out of necessity. Contrary to popular belief, entrepreneurial success is for everyone. In fact, the highest rate of entrepreneurship worldwide now belongs to the 55-64 age group. Since 2008, entrepreneurial activity among those over 50 has increased by more than 50%. In the U.S., a staggering 34 million seniors harbor dreams of starting their businesses. And why not? Age brings wisdom, grit, resilience, a wealth of life experience, and a unique perspective to navigating uncharted territory. Use it to your advantage! Your wrinkles? They're just road map lines to your success. Starting any venture later in life does come with challenges. You might battle self-doubt, fear of technology, or the perception that you're "past your prime." But guess what? You're not alone. Many successful entrepreneurs began their journeys after hitting the half-century mark. Embrace the learning curve; it's your secret weapon. Unlike the impetuous youth, you've accumulated wisdom — lessons learned from both victories and setbacks. Leverage this treasure trove! Your ability to see the bigger picture, make informed decisions, and weather storms sets you apart.
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Embracing the Uncharted: Navigating Life's Unpaved Roads Life is a journey, and sometimes the most transformative moments occur when we veer off the well-trodden path. In this article, I explore the art of making life changes, seizing opportunities, and defying the status quo. Buckle up as we embark on a quest to discover the extraordinary in the ordinary. 1. The Call for Change "The only constant in life is change." This timeless adage reminds us that stagnation is the enemy of growth. When life whispers, "It's time," listen closely. Whether it's switching careers, moving to a new city, or ending a toxic relationship, change beckons us to evolve. Fear may knock at our door, but courage invites us to step over the threshold. 2. Taking the Leap Imagine standing at the edge of a cliff, heart racing, toes curling over the precipice. Taking chances is like that exhilarating leap into the unknown. It's the startup founder risking everything on a groundbreaking idea. It's the artist unveiling her vulnerable masterpiece. It's you, deciding to chase your dreams despite uncertainty. Remember, fortune favors the bold. 3. Beyond Comfort Zones Comfort zones are cozy, like a well-worn sweater. But growth happens outside those boundaries. When we venture beyond the familiar, we discover hidden reservoirs of strength. Maybe it's signing up for that improv class, speaking up in a meeting, or traveling solo. Each step outside our comfort zone expands our horizons and redefines our limits. 4. The Road Less Traveled Robert Frost's immortal words resonate: "Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference." The unconventional path may lack signposts, but it leads to authenticity. It's the writer choosing indie publishing over the traditional route. It's the explorer seeking uncharted territories. It's you, forging your unique narrative. 5. Defying the Naysayers "You can't do it." "It's impossible." "Be realistic." Naysayers lurk around every corner, armed with skepticism. But remember, their doubts are not your destiny. History is filled with visionaries who defied conventional wisdom. Walt Disney was told he lacked imagination. JK Rowling faced rejection after rejection. Yet they persisted, and their dreams bloomed. So, when the world says "no," whisper to yourself, "Watch me."
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One thing in life I have learned is to be flexible, expect less , and give more. It helps others but it helps me the most!
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