Mentors The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Mentors en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:18:00 GMT Is Martha Stewart the Mentor From Hell? Actress Blake Lively was looking to follow in Stewart's footsteps in launching her own lifestyle company. Stewart's response? 'Let her try.' Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:18:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Richard Branson: 'There's No Shortcut or Magic Recipe to Success' Creating a successful and profitable business takes time. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT Richard Branson Looking for a Dose of Inspiration? Try Mentoring a Young Entrepreneur. Spending time with ambitious youth is one of the best things you could do to jump start your own ambition. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT Peter Gasca 7 Ways to Pick Someone's Brain Without Being a Pest Want to get advice from an industry leader? Here's how to do it the right way. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT Jacqueline Whitmore Overcoming Youngest Person in the Room Syndrome The most successful people in business are those who identify good ideas early, adapt fast and work with the best. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT Bryant Guffey A Peek at the Startups in Disney's First-Ever Accelerator Program Running the gamut from products for children to houses of high-tech, each winner will receive $120,000 in investment capital and mentoring from top Disney execs. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:21:00 GMT Geoff Weiss The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Advisors While advisors can (and should) take a startup to the next level by providing valuable insight, not all are created equal. Make sure to ask these questions to find the right advisor for your company. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT Jessica Alter Franchise Players: Why You Need to Find a Mentor Franchising provided Jasen Lawrence with mentors with direct experience and expertise in his business. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor 6 Dumb Ways to Ask for Help As an entrepreneur, the ability to make connections, ask for help and get help is easier than ever. When doing so, avoid these relationship-killing mistakes. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:30:00 GMT Carol Roth 9 'Mindsets' You Need to Switch From Employee to Entrepreneur It's a jarring change from living on a paycheck to living on a dream. If you aren't willing think differently, better to keep your day job. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:00:00 GMT Maite Baron Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity An entrepreneur without a college degree gives his ingredients for overcoming hurdles and learning the skills to run a robust enterprise. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT Tariq Farid How to Find the Absolute Right Mentor to Steer You to Startup Success Whether you need a cheerleader, someone to vent to or a person with specific skill sets, here are tips for approaching your search for the perfect guide. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:30:00 GMT Kelsey Ramsden Mentors Can Fill in Any Yawning Gaps as Your Startup Integrates New Grads Often new companies don’t offer comprehensive training and onboarding. Here's how to set up informal relationships instead. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:30:00 GMT Mike Bergelson 5 Tips for Picking a Great Boss and Why it Matters It's lucky to find a good boss but there is more than luck to doing it. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:30:00 GMT Shan-lyn Ma What My Father's Early Departure Taught Me About Business Yahoo's chairman recalls the lessons of fairness, coaching and helping others gleaned from the other paternal figures in his life. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:30:00 GMT Maynard Webb James Dyson: 'Never Be Afraid to Fail' James Dyson isn't just about vacuums. The inventor is also a pioneer in wearable gadgets and green technology. Through his experiences, the entrepreneur learned the one person he needed to believe in his technology was himself. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 19:15:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Richard Branson on Building a Business That Lasts Starting a company is an endurance race that only a few survive. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:30:00 GMT Richard Branson 10 Questions to Consider When Working With a Business Mentor Consulting a wise, experienced mentor can take your business to the next level. Here's what you should consider to get the most out of the relationship. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:00:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Looking for an Edge for Your Startup? Call in the Sharks. It helps to have some experts in your corner. Learn how to assemble your own review team of mentors who will provide unbiased, experienced advice. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 19:00:00 GMT Dan Antonelli 5 Ways to Tame Your Busy Schedule and Network Like a Pro Think you’re too busy to network? Hogwash. Here are tips for making the time to build those critical professional relationships. Tue, 27 May 2014 12:00:00 GMT Lewis Howes