Mentors

News and Articles About Mentors

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
Maximizing the Potential of a Creative Mind
Creativity

Maximizing the Potential of a Creative Mind

A young entrepreneur explores the messy process of experimentation.
Natalie Bounassar
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
Mexican Mobster Becomes Business Mentor at LA Event
Mentors

Mexican Mobster Becomes Business Mentor at LA Event

Sometimes the truth really is stranger than fiction.
The 4 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read This Year
The Grind

The 4 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read This Year

Everyone knows reading is an important source of knowledge, but many don't understand how much they can actually learn by hitting the pause button, sitting down and picking up a book.
Moritz Plassnig
4 Great Reasons to Join Entrepreneurial Organizations
Networking

4 Great Reasons to Join Entrepreneurial Organizations

It can be hard to explain the challenges that the solo nature of this pursuit, so find others like you.
Eric Siu
Learn How to Truly Leverage an Accelerator's Network
Accelerators

Learn How to Truly Leverage an Accelerator's Network

Desire access to C-level players at a Fortune 100 company? New entrepreneurs can gain access to partners, customers, employees and other players to help them build their business well beyond demo day.
David Brown
Create Momentum When You're Stuck in the Middle
Managing Change

Create Momentum When You're Stuck in the Middle

Here are some approaches to get back on track when you're well out of the gate, but the finish line is nowhere in sight.
Jesse Sostrin