HUFFINGTON POST
02/05/2013 12:04 pm ET

Can I Get An Encore? 7 Tips For Older Entrepreneurs

Encore entrepreneurs are later-in-life entrepreneurs who don’t follow the old-school profit-first or profit-only motives for starting a venture. Instead, they identify with the very of-the-moment idea of using business savvy to solve social problems and fix the world, while also generating income.

Encore entrepreneurs are driving the “big shift” that Ashoka Fellow Marc Freedman always talks about: “We need a call to action for creating an ‘encore’ stage of life, characterized by purpose, contribution and commitment, particularly to the well-being of future generations.”

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