The 100 Best Businesses to Start When You Don't Want to Work Hard Anymore

The 100 Best Businesses to Start When You Don't Want to Work Hard Anymore

by Lisa Rogak
     
 
Many people in their 40s, 50s, and even 60s have yearned to start their own businesses for years, but family and other responsibilities prevented them from doing anything more than dreaming. For many of them, the time is now.After a lifetime of work, these mid-life and retired entrepreneur wannabes are looking for businesses that don't require a huge investment of

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Many people in their 40s, 50s, and even 60s have yearned to start their own businesses for years, but family and other responsibilities prevented them from doing anything more than dreaming. For many of them, the time is now.After a lifetime of work, these mid-life and retired entrepreneur wannabes are looking for businesses that don't require a huge investment of money or time. 100 Best Businesses to Start When You Don't Want to Work Hard Anymore is divided into three sections: —Service businesses-adventure travel outfitter, educational consultant, personal chef, reunion planner, and more. —Retail businesses-classic car sales, antiques, gourmet food store, and more. —Product businesses-custom clothing designer, import business, herb farming, pet specialty manufacturer, and more. In brief, easy-to-digest chapters, each business listed includes a concise description of the business, why it's perfect for a mid-life or retired person, skills and investment required, and where to find more information.

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To help burned-out workers envision a future where they call the shots in a job that is fun and fascinating, prolific writer Lisa Rogak outlines the benefits and requirements of 100 businesses that are less trouble than most. While examining startups in systems analysis, adventure travel outfitting, bookkeeping, food delivery, furniture making, software development, and many others, Rogak explains what exactly these people do and why their jobs are great for those who don't want to work too hard. Copyright © 2004 Soundview Executive Book Summaries

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781564147363
Publisher:
Career Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.49(d)

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