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Feb 6, 2018

"Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form." --Andre Maurois

How I Became an Entrepreneur at 66

After being fired at age 64, Paul Tasner spent the next two years consulting in the same business he had worked continuously for the past 40 years. Although dissatisfied with the work, he was unable to retire. So, when he had an idea that matched his concern for the environment, he decided to become an entrepreneur. In the five years since he started his own business, his revenues have doubled every year, his business is out of debt, he has several marquee clients, he has a patent, and his company has won 20 awards. More importantly, he is doing the most rewarding and meaningful work of his life. In this Ted Talk, he describes his journey, his struggles, and his vision that there will be more senior entrepreneurs like him.

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