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Ageless Entrepreneurs - Thomas Green Podcast interview

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“If you’re going into the second half of life and just hoping that the world is going to be rosy and that everything is going to come up flowers and you’ll be fine, I think you’re taking a pretty big risk. There is less risk in becoming more resilient and finding a way to make some further contributions. It can be based on a profession you had, or a community you love, or a market you love and want to contribute to. My advice is that it’s not hard, it’s just new.” --- Rick Terrien Link to the Youtube video Link to the Apple Podcast audio

Ageless quote - 'If you love what you do the word retirement does not exist' - Michael Smolens

"Even today at age 70, I am starting some major new businesses all over the world, and there is nothing encore about them. If you love what you do the word retirement does not exist, as retirement is doing what you want to do each morning when you get up, and I have been doing that my whole life." Michael Smolens Ageless Startup. Start a Business at Any Age. Page 16 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelsmolens/

Ageless quote - 'Planet-friendly business models are an ideal pathway for older entrepreneurs to create sustainable change, while adding to their own resiliency and the strength and value of the markets they serve.'

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"While the increased demand from all stakeholders for the corporate world to invest in smart, sustainable, reproducible solutions is abundantly clear, there is far less recognition of the many contributions that older entrepreneurs make to sustainability innovations and applications. Similarly, the role of older founders in developing sustainability-centered companies has received relatively little attention. Planet-friendly business models are an ideal pathway for older entrepreneurs to create sustainable change, while adding to their own resiliency and the strength and value of the markets they serve. Older founders recognize that what endures is not the hype or any fame accreting to business formation and growth, but sustainability models designed to regenerate rather than extract resources. Entrepreneurs of every color, ethnicity, and background are coming to understand that their mission is to leave a better, more sustainable world as a legacy for thos