Founder story: Karola Haake (61), independent wig consultant (Hanover) Hanover. Who speaks with Karola Haake, much can be learned. Not only about wigs and their care, but also, why you’re not too old with 60 for a business start-up. She even dared this step 2012: as an independent wig consultant for people who need a Zweitfrisur and often need more than just new hair. Founder 50plus accompanied her on this path that offers encouraging prospects. In the beginning was an end: termination Karola Haake was unemployed at the age of 58, this seemed to be the end of their working life.
Until then was a wig supplier with outlets in a department store group the skilled stylist about ten years with their last employer. Then came the group into a financial imbalance, closed many stores and Karola Haake was terminated. It was followed by what many people over 50 in this situation experience: only cancellations on applications, after two years of unemployment the Crash in ALG II (“Hartz IV”) and finally the feeling to be no longer needed. This did not accept Karola Haake. I’ve seen many low blows and woke up again”, she describes their attitude that had helped her to make a decision: to make independently with their many years of experience and knowledge as an independent consultant of the wig.
“Starts a new way: with founder 50plus in establishing as a hint, hint” Karola Haake feels even today the newspaper advertisement, through which she became aware of GRnder 50plus. In the initial interview with Ralf Sange, initiator and Managing Director, became her business idea well found. Above all, however, Karola Haake man convinced him: with their energy and passion for their subject has Mrs. Haake now fascinated pulled me. She can sure inspire people who had never been to do with wigs, and you convey how important an optimal advice and sensitive Accompaniment are.” For the expert of establishment of Sange there is just this inner energy”, which is crucial for the success of a business idea.