Mentors

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Building a Business Can Be Downright Terrifying. Here's How to Cope. (Infographic)
Fear

Building a Business Can Be Downright Terrifying. Here's How to Cope. (Infographic)

A new survey has found that you're probably a lot more prepared than you think.
Geoff Weiss
Qualities Your Next Mentor Should Have
Straight Talk

Qualities Your Next Mentor Should Have

What does every mentor need? Our panel of experts explains.
Linda Lacina
Is Your Advisor a Critic Posing as a Mentor?
Mentors

Is Your Advisor a Critic Posing as a Mentor?

If all of a person's advice focuses on your past mistakes, they can undermine your confidence.
Martin Zwilling
Be a Salesperson First: Your Weekly Tips Roundup
Weekly Tips Roundup

Be a Salesperson First: Your Weekly Tips Roundup

Brush up on the latest startup strategies from our network of gurus.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Mark Zuckerberg: I Would Only Hire Someone to Work For Me If I Would Work For Them
Hiring

Mark Zuckerberg: I Would Only Hire Someone to Work For Me If I Would Work For Them

Facebook's CEO shared wisdom on hiring and delegation during the latest installment of 'Q&A with Mark.'
Geoff Weiss
The Greatest Competitive Advantage Is How Hard You Work Before the Game Begins
Self Improvement

The Greatest Competitive Advantage Is How Hard You Work Before the Game Begins

The people dedicated to steady self improvement are the people who make the hard stuff look easy.
Marty Fukuda
4 Ways a Coach Can Help You Lead Your Business to Success
Coaches

4 Ways a Coach Can Help You Lead Your Business to Success

The perpetual grind of performance improvement can be overwhelming, so seek an external party.
Jeff Boss
Former Apple CEO John Sculley on What Makes a True Mentor
Mentors

Former Apple CEO John Sculley on What Makes a True Mentor

It's an incredibly important and extremely specific role.
Laura Entis
Learn the Valuable Lesson of Curiosity
Mentors

Learn the Valuable Lesson of Curiosity

An entrepreneur spells out three ways to mine intelligence in business, based on his friend CEO and former quarterback Fran Tarkenton.
Boland Jones
5 Ways to Turn Good Employees Into Great Leaders
Managing Employees

5 Ways to Turn Good Employees Into Great Leaders

Try these strategies to boost employee engagement and productivity and keep your best people around.
Andre Lavoie
When You Are Ready to Become an Entrepreneur, Do These 5 Things
Entrepreneurs

When You Are Ready to Become an Entrepreneur, Do These 5 Things

Success isn't going to fall in your lap and your dreams and aspirations aren't going to magically come true without hard work.
Jonathan Long
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
3 Hacks for Making the Most Out of a Mentoring Relationship
Mentors

3 Hacks for Making the Most Out of a Mentoring Relationship

After choosing a sounding board, be fully committed to the relationship and open to treating each exchange as a two-way learning interaction.
Dan T Pickett
6 Steps to Writing Your Own Definition of Success
Careers

6 Steps to Writing Your Own Definition of Success

Your explorations might lead to surprising discoveries along the networking trail. Interviews, internships and mentors can help you set your direction.
Peter S. Cohan