At a time when people turn 50 years old and start to think about retirement, there are some people like George Brydon who are just catching their second wind.
Brydon is part of a new clique of entrepreneurs known as encore entrepreneurs who are starting their own businesses just when others their age are planning on slowing down and taking it easy.
“I was a regional vice president for a large corporation that was involved with paper and janitorial supplies,” recalled Brydon. “I worked in the business for 30 years. In 1999, the company was sold and went through a reorganizational change with new leadership. I guess my tolerance for change wasn’t that high so I decided it was time for me to leave.”
After a stress inducing corporate career, you can literally say George went sailing off into the sunset. He and his wife moved to St. Petersburg, Fla. where they moved aboard a sailboat with their daughter. But that wasn’t the end of this story. George wasn’t... Read More