Mentors

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A Funny Acronym Reveals the 4 Keys to Gaining a Mentor
Mentors

A Funny Acronym Reveals the 4 Keys to Gaining a Mentor

30 Rock's Jack Donaghy reveals the traits of people who attracts successful teachers.
Alex Banayan
The Wisdom of Recognizing When to Heed Good Advice
Mentors

The Wisdom of Recognizing When to Heed Good Advice

Friends often can see what's in front of us that we're overlooking.
Daniel O'Neil
How to Manage Employees Smarter Than You Without Looking Like an Idiot
Managing Employees

How to Manage Employees Smarter Than You Without Looking Like an Idiot

Check out these four ways how it's possible to guide new staffers so that everyone thrives.
Raphael Crawford-Marks
A Good Mentor Can Help Limit the Uncertainty in Your Business
Mentors

A Good Mentor Can Help Limit the Uncertainty in Your Business

One of the few certainties in the entrepreneurial journey is that you don't know what you don't know. Seek advice from the experienced.
Kristoph Matthews
Richard Branson on How to Raise Money When You're Just Starting Out
Raising Capital

Richard Branson on How to Raise Money When You're Just Starting Out

There are other options besides big time investors.
Richard Branson
7 Entrepreneurial Lessons a 'Happy Days' Star Learned From an Unlikely Mentor
Lessons

7 Entrepreneurial Lessons a 'Happy Days' Star Learned From an Unlikely Mentor

Turns out Potsie grew up to be an entrepreneur. Now he has some lessons to share.
Carol Roth
Why Would a Successful Entrepreneur Hire a Coach?
Coaches

Why Would a Successful Entrepreneur Hire a Coach?

It's not as if coaches have secret powers, but good coaches can help you see what you're missing and identify your blind spots.
Michael Cooper
What It Takes to Go From Dead Broke to 6 Figures in 6 Months
Self Improvement

What It Takes to Go From Dead Broke to 6 Figures in 6 Months

Every change we need to make to prosper is within ourselves.
Peter Voogd
What Happens When Startup Advisors Advise the Whole Team
Startup Advice

What Happens When Startup Advisors Advise the Whole Team

Instead of keeping sessions strictly between founders and mentors, the leaders of Buffer decided to let advisors speak directly to the entire team. Here's what happened.
Even Warren Buffett Relied on a Mentor
Self Improvement

Even Warren Buffett Relied on a Mentor

Learn from the best. Great entrepreneurs rely on mentors. Do you have an advisor?
Jag Shoker
Will You Join the Phenomenal Growth of Women-Owned Businesses?
Women Entrepreneurs

Will You Join the Phenomenal Growth of Women-Owned Businesses?

The number of female-led firms has surged to new heights. Here's what you need to know to get started.
Mary Martuscelli
5 Tips for Seeking -- and Weeding Through -- Other People's Opinions About Your Business
Personal Improvement

5 Tips for Seeking -- and Weeding Through -- Other People's Opinions About Your Business

Maximizing your company's growth requires taking in valuable feedback and making a firm commitment to following through.
Darrah Brustein
The 5 Questions Entrepreneurs Must Ask When Choosing Board Members
Advisory Boards

The 5 Questions Entrepreneurs Must Ask When Choosing Board Members

Selecting a board is a critical activity for entrepreneurs, as it can shape the course of a business. To ensure you are headed in the right direction, focus on these five questions.
Panos Panay
8 Mindset Shifts Needed to Go From Older Employee to 'Silverpreneur'
Older Workers

8 Mindset Shifts Needed to Go From Older Employee to 'Silverpreneur'

Stop holding yourself back by referring to what you used to do. Instead be open to embracing the new.
Maite Baron