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5 Tips for Running a Business After 50

January 28, 2013 To Work

By Anita Crook, Founder of Pouchee® It was once stated, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Well, I’m not so sure I can speak for the senior canines, but this 66 year old grandma who entered the business world at age 59 is still learning new tricks every day. I progressed through the […]

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LinkedIn: How to Network Your Way to Your Next Job

November 13, 2012 To Work

By Vibeke Schurch You’ve heard it all before. If you want to find a job you need to network your way there. The odds of getting a job from applying online though a job board is incredibly small yet many people do just that because they decide networking is not for them. I recently worked with a […]

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Yamuna Zake: Health Pioneer

October 9, 2012 To Work

Yamuna Zake is a master teacher and healer who has literally dedicated her life to understanding how the body works and helping others to create positive change in their bodies through what she has learned. She helps people heal from injuries, improve their posture, and align their body through her hands on work and through […]

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Anita Crook: Pouchee® Entrepreneur

May 4, 2012 To Work

By Denise Lodge Sergey Brin and Larry Page co-founded Google in their twenties. Thomas Edison was granted his first patent at age 22. Despite the history of younger entrepreneurs and inventors, entrepreneurship is not an endeavour strictly of young adults. At age 58, Anita Crook was not expecting to found a business. In fact, she […]

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50-year-old Vows to Make the Most Out of His 1200 Months

June 3, 2011 To Work

A successful but bored realtor decides to pursue everything that intrigues him including psychology, martial arts, movies and magic. Gerry’s curiosity leads to several new exciting careers.

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The Recession Awakens an Artistic Entrepreneur

June 3, 2011 To Work

After losing her dream job due to the recession, Christine struggles to find a new job in her 50s. She discovers her artistic abilities and becomes a multi-talented entrepreneur.

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The Never Ending Adventure

June 3, 2011 To Work

After to moving to Canada, Peter finds himself back in the boating industry in a variety of different jobs. He also falls in love twice, discovers cross-country skiing, biathlons and continues to row and teach metaphysics.

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Inspired: A Second Chance to Dance

June 3, 2011 To Work

Kat Cooper always loved dancing but it took a backseat to her teaching job and family commitments. When she found herself out of work in her 50s she saw a way to turn her first love into a career and became a Zumba Instructor.

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I Think You’re Looking For Me

June 3, 2011 To Work

When Cathryn finds the perfect job there are a few problems. It’s in a different country, where she has no friends and the cost of living is high. Still she chooses the prospect of adventure over the safety of her previous job.

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Artistic creativity a life long passion for Elly Kent

May 30, 2011 To Work

Story and photos by Geoff Dale WOODSTOCK, ON – Entering Eleanor Kent’s meticulously decorated apartment one instantaneously gets the pervasive sense of artistic creativity permeating the whole space. Bristling with wildly imaginative personal expressions from a lifetime love affair with art, her living quarters resemble more of a comfortable gallery. Carefully selected artifacts showcasing her […]

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