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My Mentor Is 30 Years Younger Than Me (and Taught Me 5 Incredible Lessons)
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Valuable lessons sometimes come from unexpected sources. Learn to listen to those around you and take a break from technology addiction.
April 13, 2014 in Leadership
Keys to Business Success: 3 Lessons From the Masters

Keys to Business Success: 3 Lessons From the Masters

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What you can learn about life and business from Albert Einstein, Leonardo Da Vinci and Benjamin Franklin.
April 10, 2014 in Leadership
How to Filter Conflicting Advice From Multiple Mentors

How to Filter Conflicting Advice From Multiple Mentors

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Getting different entrepreneurs' takes can be invaluable, but also confusing. Figure out what's best for you with these tips.
April 7, 2014 in Grow Your Business
3 Ways to Keep College Entrepreneurs' Dreams Alive, Even After Graduation

3 Ways to Keep College Entrepreneurs' Dreams Alive, Even After Graduation

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With many students seeing their college careers end in a few short months, their safety net is also disappearing.
March 26, 2014 in The 'Treps
Delta and LinkedIn Team Up For In-Flight Networking Project

Delta and LinkedIn Team Up For In-Flight Networking Project

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LinkedIn and Delta create partnership to match up mentors and mentees on planes en route to industry events.
March 20, 2014 in Leadership
Getting Your Dream Mentor to Talk to You

Getting Your Dream Mentor to Talk to You

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You have found the perfect mentor to guide you through your entrepreneurial journey. Now, you just need to figure out the best way to approach her. Here are a few tips.
March 11, 2014 in The 'Treps
SXSW: The Right (and Wrong) Ways to Get Noticed

SXSW: The Right (and Wrong) Ways to Get Noticed

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Want to stand out at SXSW? Be helpful, interesting and real. With these tips and others, our experts help you make stronger connections at one of the biggest conferences of the year.
March 7, 2014 in Technology

Do I Need to Go to Business School?

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Our expert explains how pluses and minuses of formal business training.
February 27, 2014 in Ask Entrepreneur
3 Keys to Success: Provide Value to Your Network

3 Keys to Success: Provide Value to Your Network

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We all want to be successful. But oftentimes the ultimate form of accomplishment and happiness I being in service to others.
February 25, 2014 in Leadership
To Be Your Best, Choose Your Heroes and Learn From a Mentor

To Be Your Best, Choose Your Heroes and Learn From a Mentor

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Model yourself after those who you find to be role models, then learn skills as an apprentice.
February 21, 2014 in Lifestyle
4 Tips for Finding a Great Mentor

4 Tips for Finding a Great Mentor

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If you want to be successful start by learning from those who already are.
February 12, 2014 in Training
3 Critical Checkpoints When Entrepreneurs Should Seek Advice

3 Critical Checkpoints When Entrepreneurs Should Seek Advice

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It's a fact that the journey for entrepreneurs is full of unknowns. And while many founders are encouraged to pave their own innovative path, there are a few scenarios when seeking advice is a must.
February 3, 2014 in Grow Your Business
5 Rookie Networking Fails and How to Avoid Them

5 Rookie Networking Fails and How to Avoid Them

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When you're trying to meet people in person, here are things you shouldn't do.
January 28, 2014 in Networking
Looking Back at Davos: How Entrepreneurs Can Help With This Dire Problem

Looking Back at Davos: How Entrepreneurs Can Help With This Dire Problem

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During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, global leaders discussed solutions for a must-solve problem. Here is how entrepreneurs can lend a helping hand.
January 27, 2014 in Young Entrepreneurs
The 3 Things You Need to Consider Before Meeting a Mentor

The 3 Things You Need to Consider Before Meeting a Mentor

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Mentors and advisors are busy folks. Make sure you are prepared by answering these three questions.
January 23, 2014 in Networking
Richard Branson on the Key to Success

Richard Branson on the Key to Success

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The serial entrepreneur explains why a great company always starts with a strong foundation.
January 20, 2014 in Startup Basics
LISTEN: Marc Ecko on How to Build a Memorable Brand Like a Billionaire

LISTEN: Marc Ecko on How to Build a Memorable Brand Like a Billionaire

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The fashion pioneer talks about what it takes to grow a successful business and become your own personal version of greatness.
January 16, 2014 in Branding
Join the LIVE CHAT With Entrepreneur Magazine Editor-in-Chief Amy Cosper for #MentorMonth

Join the LIVE CHAT With Entrepreneur Magazine Editor-in-Chief Amy Cosper for #MentorMonth

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What's the best advice a mentor ever gave you? Join the conversation and let us know.
January 16, 2014 in Startup Basics
Video: The Esquire Guy's Guide to Asking for AdvicePlay Video

The Esquire Guy's Guide to Asking for Advice (Video)

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Best practices for picking your mentor's brain.
January 3, 2014 in Young Entrepreneurs
How to Be an Effective Mentor

How to Be an Effective Mentor

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Help your proteges reach their full potential with these four tips.
December 27, 2013 in Leadership
From Intern to Franchisee

From Intern to Franchisee

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A sweet internship with Kona Ice helped Derek Taylor open his very own franchise.
December 19, 2013 in Franchises
Finding the Perfect Board of Directors for Your Startup

Finding the Perfect Board of Directors for Your Startup

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Our expert attorney Peter Buckland offers up tips on forming a board of directors.
December 11, 2013 in Starting a Business
The Golden Rule of Starting Up: Product-Market Fit

The Golden Rule of Starting Up: Product-Market Fit

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Ideas are a dime a dozen. But to be successful, your product needs to be something customers want. Here are a few tips on how to ensure you satisfy product-market fit.
December 10, 2013 in Growth Strategies
Photos: 12 Successful Entrepreneurs Share the Best Advice They Ever Got

12 Successful Entrepreneurs Share the Best Advice They Ever Got

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Mark Cuban, Tim Ferris, Jon Taffer and more share their best words of encouragement and guidance.
December 9, 2013 in Leadership
10 Questions to Ask When Applying to a Startup Accelerator

10 Questions to Ask When Applying to a Startup Accelerator

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Insider tips on how to best find and apply to the right accelerator for your company.
December 9, 2013 in Startup Basics
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