Mentoring

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Create a Corporate Mentoring Program and You May Reap the Benefits
Mentoring

Create a Corporate Mentoring Program and You May Reap the Benefits

The benefits of having experienced employees train those with less expertise are many.
Heather R. Huhman
Be a Truth-Teller: Advice for Better Mentoring
Straight Talk

Be a Truth-Teller: Advice for Better Mentoring

In this online panel, our experts explain how mentors can do better by their mentees.
Linda Lacina
SBA Administrator on Mentoring: 'It's About Championship'
Straight Talk

SBA Administrator on Mentoring: 'It's About Championship'

In a recent panel, women business leaders share the most valuable lessons mentors and mentoring has taught them.
Linda Lacina
The 4 Levels of Competence -- With 2 That Entrepreneurs Must Avoid
Competence

The 4 Levels of Competence -- With 2 That Entrepreneurs Must Avoid

Review these stages of mastery to figure out where you fit in and how to improve to be even better.
Eric T. Wagner
4 Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt
Doubt

4 Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt

Learn how to manage stress and dips in confidence so you can effectively pursue your goals.
Jacqueline Whitmore
5 Things Business Owners Should Keep in Mind With Succession Planning
Selling a Business

5 Things Business Owners Should Keep in Mind With Succession Planning

Being properly prepared puts the company leader in the best vantage point even if a sale is not immediately on the horizon.
Michelle Brennan Hall
The Best Bosses Double-Down on Respect and Listening
Managing Employees

The Best Bosses Double-Down on Respect and Listening

Leaders who get the most from their teams are those who rely on fear the least.
Andrew Benett
3 Reasons I Decided to Leave the Company I Co-Founded
Exit Strategies

3 Reasons I Decided to Leave the Company I Co-Founded

One entrepreneur explains how he came to the difficult decision to step away and leave the company he loves and helped to build.
Scott Dudelson
What Young Entrepreneurs Need From a Mentor
Mentorship

What Young Entrepreneurs Need From a Mentor

It's vital to build trust through interest in the founder's ideas and business.
Jim Ryan
The Biggest Blown Opportunity in Your Business
Mentoring

The Biggest Blown Opportunity in Your Business

Most likely, someone in your organization is disengaged, and all their potential is falling through the gap. But there's a simple solution.
John Brubaker
With Monetization Killing Mentorship, Here is How Entrepreneurs Should Adapt
Mentorship

With Monetization Killing Mentorship, Here is How Entrepreneurs Should Adapt

A mentor can be an entrepreneur's secret weapon, offering not only expertise but also a rolodex of valuable connections. Here is how to find one – and not break the bank.
Kelsey Humphreys
Are You a Benefit to Your Network?
Networking

Are You a Benefit to Your Network?

Value your contacts and they will value you. Entrepreneurs swear by their connections. But sometimes they swear at them as well.
Debra Kaye
7 Surprising Truths About Mentors
Mentors

7 Surprising Truths About Mentors

You may think you're in control and everything happens for a reason, but more often than not, things that matter are influenced by others.
Steve Tobak
Leadership

5 Golden Pieces of Leadership Advice for Young Entrepreneurs

How does a new boss learn to step ahead boldly without becoming burdened by the fear of making a mistake? Read some lessons from a former general manager at age 24.
Susan Steinbrecher