You’ve been Meaning to Write a Book: 6 Tips to Get it Done

You’ve been Meaning to Write a Book: 6 Tips to Get it Done

People ask me daily about writing a book, since my book was published: “Get DARE From Here!”  - 12 Principles and Practices for Women Over 40 to Take Stock, Take Action and Take Charge of the Rest Of Their Lives. Everyone, it seems, wants/plans/means to write a book. In today’s new self-publishing world, anyone CAN…

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Plant Seeds of Renewal in Your Brain this Spring!

Plant Seeds of Renewal in Your Brain this Spring!

This year, it seems like there is no spring season in sight…  after a hard, very long winter. If you live in the northeast,  you may be waiting to plant your real garden, due to the hideous weather we’re all having (hail the size of…

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What’s the Big Idea? – Inspiration and Cautionary Lessons for Entrepreneurs of All Ages and Motivations from NYU’s Business Plan Competition (Part 1)

What’s the Big Idea?  – Inspiration and Cautionary Lessons for Entrepreneurs of All Ages and Motivations from NYU’s Business Plan Competition (Part 1)

Recently, I served as a judge in a semi-final event for the 2014 NYU Berkeley Center for Entrepreneurship Business Plan competition, dubbed “The Entrepreneur’s Challenge.” The final event was held last Friday at NYU, capping nine months of preparation by hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs. Comprised…

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Job Hunters Over 40: Time to get past the long, cold winter of discontent

Job Hunters Over 40:  Time to get past the long, cold winter of discontent

Job Hunters: How to Spring Forward, Make Rain Happen! As we hope and wait for a reasonable weather pattern that actually looks as if it somehow reflects the fact that…

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Taking Care of Business – 21st Century Style

Taking Care of Business – 21st Century Style

Following are some keen gleanings, amusing musings, and plain common sense for women over 40 who get a lot done – with and for other people, taking care of themselves,…

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Over 40 and Between a Rock and a Hard Place? Maybe Your Transition Ambition Needs More Marketing Ignition!

Over 40 and Between a Rock and a Hard Place?   Maybe Your Transition Ambition Needs More Marketing Ignition!

Many executives in transition between jobs, or those who are employed but job-hunting, feel overwhelmed, discouraged and listless, to the point where procrastination becomes the rule and not the exception. …

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“The Takeaway” Radio Interview: Shunning Retirement for Startups

“Shunning Retirement for Start Ups,” Monday, January 20, 2014 LISTEN to The Takeaway Interview: [ca_audio url_mp3="http://thedareforce.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/takeaway012014-encore.mp3" url_ogg="OGGURL" css_class="codeart-google-mp3-player" autoplay="false" download="false" html5="false"]Check out the interview I did today on The Takeaway…

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“The rise of older women as ‘encore entrepreneurs’ ” By Jane O’Brien BBC, Washington

“The rise of older women as ‘encore entrepreneurs’ ” By Jane O’Brien BBC, Washington

I am thrilled to have been interviewed by the BBC! “A growing number of women aged over 50 are setting up their own businesses. Jane O’Brien reports on the rise…

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Education and Professional Development Options Over 40: Several Courses of Action to Consider!

Education and Professional Development Options Over 40:  Several Courses of Action to Consider!

In my business consulting work and the workshops I produce for executives in transition, the most-asked question I hear is should I go back to school and if so, should…

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$1,750 or $175,000-Plus – Questions to consider for your own reinvention in 2014

$1,750 or $175,000-Plus – Questions to consider for your own reinvention in 2014

As so many of us think about new year’s resolutions to make, many professionals over 40 consider going back to school to get professional training or expand areas of their…

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Job-hunting over 40? FLEX YOUR SPECS! There are more ways IN than you think!

Job-hunting over 40?  FLEX YOUR SPECS!  There are more ways IN than you think!

Ran around a lot the past few months – New York City, northern New Jersey, Vermont and Washington, D.C., as I led a rewarding series of workshops for executives in…

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Turning Points & Touch Points: A Workshop for Mid-Career Women – 90 days in 90 minutes

Turning Points & Touch Points: A Workshop for Mid-Career Women – 90 days in 90 minutes

On October 24th, I conducted a workshop for the members of the New York Women in Communications community. NYWICI represents women who work in the media industries:  publishing, advertising, PR,…

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About Liz Weinmann & The DARE Force

Elizabeth (Liz) DiMarco Weinmann is the Founder and CEO of The DARE-Force Corporation, an educational resource company providing online and on-site training, consulting, and resources for visionary, intelligent, motivated over-40 women who want to pursue new ventures – in their careers, lifestyles, and communities.