Empowering Senior Entrepreneurs: Insights from Bruce Frankel

In this enlightening episode of the CanadianSME Small Business Podcast, we’re honored to feature Bruce Frankel, the Co-Founder and Chief Business Architect of Business Authority and Vice-President of Redstring. An award-winning author and journalist, Bruce has dedicated a significant part of his career to fostering strategic partnerships and championing the value of older adults in the entrepreneurial landscape. Today, he shares his journey in establishing Business Authority, his insights on supporting entrepreneurs aged 50 and above, and his strategies for building a successful and resilient business.

Key Highlight Points:

  • Bruce’s initial challenges and the critical lessons learned in launching Business Authority, emphasizing resilience and strategic planning.
  • The inspiration behind focusing on entrepreneurs 50+ and how Business Authority addresses their unique needs, promoting a diverse age range in entrepreneurship.
  • The role of a strong network in the success of Business Authority and Bruce’s advice on building and leveraging networks for entrepreneurial growth.
  • The impact of mentors and advisors on Business Authority’s direction, highlighting the importance of external guidance and perspectives.
  • Strategies for sustaining motivation and drive, with Bruce sharing how he manages these aspects at Business Authority and offering advice for entrepreneurs facing challenges.

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Our heartfelt appreciation goes to Bruce Frankel for joining us and providing invaluable insights into the entrepreneurial journey, particularly for those starting later in life. Bruce’s leadership in creating Business Authority serves as an inspiration, illustrating that entrepreneurship truly knows no age limits.

We extend our thanks to our partners – RBC, UPS, Xero, and Constant Contact – for their support in bringing these impactful discussions to our audience.