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How to Let Your Age Be a Competitive Edge Instead of a Hindrance

By Eric

May 3, 2022


As the Baby Boomers continue to reach retirement age, a new class of entrepreneur has emerged: the “Seniorpreneur.”

Seniorpreneurs are self-employed individuals who are aged 55 and older, and their numbers have been growing exponentially in recent years.

What’s more, this group of entrepreneurs has significantly outpaced the growth of self-employed individuals in other age groups. The number of Seniorpreneurs is only going to continue to grow in the years to come, as more and more people reach retirement age. So if you’re looking to start your own business, instead of seeing your age as a hindrance, you can use it as a competitive edge instead. 

Here are some tips and strategies to help you succeed in the world of Seniorpreneurship:

  • Embrace new technologies and tools. As a Seniorpreneur, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest technology and tools that can help you run your business. There are a number of online resources and platforms that can make it easier to start and operate a business, so don’t be afraid to embrace new technologies.
  • Take advantage of your experience and expertise. One of the biggest advantages Seniorpreneurs have is their wealth of industry experience and expertise. Rather than trying to compete with younger entrepreneurs, focus on how you can use your experience and knowledge to set yourself apart from the crowd.
  • Invest in professional development and training opportunities. As a Seniorpreneur, it’s important to continue learning and developing your skills. This can include attending conferences, networking events, or signing up for training or coaching programs. By investing in your professional development, you can stay ahead of the competition and continue to grow your business.

So if you’re looking to be a successful Seniorpreneur, don’t let your age hold you back. Embrace new technologies and opportunities, leverage your experience and expertise, and invest in professional development to help you succeed.

About the author

Eric Cooper has been an business executive and online entrepreneur since 1995. His experience with technology has been diverse, and has been a leader in this industry and a fortunate to land an Executive position that was instrumental in the development of the “online presence” during the “.com” era. [see: EricCooper.com]

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