Mentors The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Mentors en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:00:00 GMT Even If Your Goals Seem Out of Reach, Stay Motivated With These 6 Strategies Don't lose hope when challenging projects seem to drag on. Use these tips to stay on track. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:00:00 GMT Stephen Key Feel Dumb Asking for Advice? You'll Actually Appear More Competent. New research reveals that while we're all scared asking for advice will make us look like incompetent fools, it actually has the opposite effect. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:53:00 GMT Laura Entis What I Learned From Being a Broke, Unemployed Graduate Generous mentors pave the way for a would-be startup staffer, one with a very positive attitude. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Eric M. Ruiz The Unexpected Places to Find Amazing Mentors Entrepreneurs often gravitate to those that are deemed 'successful' for advice but being mentored by these people could completely kill your business. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:30:00 GMT Chris Hulls 8 Characteristics of Mentors Who Are Worth Your Time The right mentor is invested in your success. The wrong mentor is just somebody telling you how they used to do it. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT Gabe Lozano Getting the Most out of Your Technical Advisor A technical advisor can be a key person throughout a company's life cycle. Not only can they help get a business off the ground but can be a valuable resource later on. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:30:00 GMT Will Koffel The Genius Of Mentorship Entrepreneurship is a perilous path. You are wise to walk it with someone who knows the way. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 17:30:00 GMT Matt Mayberry Maximizing Your Time While Helping Others The more successful you get as an entrepreneur, the more likely you’ll be barraged with people who’d like to ask your advice or 'pick your brain' Here is how to help them out, while also protecting your time. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:30:00 GMT Dorie Clark 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