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3 Essential Questions to Consider Before Taking the Leap

3 Essential Questions to Consider Before Taking the Leap

If you are at a crossroads -- wondering whether to exit a company post -- don't make this big decision unless it's on your terms and for the right reasons.
Lewis Howes on the Importance of Having a Mentor

Lewis Howes on the Importance of Having a Mentor

In this video, the entrepreneur and former pro athlete discusses how having a coach can help elevate you personally and professionally.
Advisory Board 101: The Biggest Mistake You Can Make With Advisors

Advisory Board 101: The Biggest Mistake You Can Make With Advisors

Attracting advisors is one thing but if you forget to do this important step, you could put the relationship in jeopardy.
Why Entrepreneurship is 'Catching Fire' at Florida Atlantic University

Why Entrepreneurship is 'Catching Fire' at Florida Atlantic University

Like 'Hunger Games' heroine Katniss Everdeen, successful entrepreneurs understand the need to be adaptable to survive in the fierce world of business.
Getting the Most From Your Startup's Board of Directors

Getting the Most From Your Startup's Board of Directors

Forming a board of directors is no easy feat. So don't waste this precious resource, milk it for all its worth.
The Women Behind Networking Platform Be Moxie Want to Pay It Forward

The Women Behind Networking Platform Be Moxie Want to Pay It Forward

Aline Murta, Macia Batista and Joannie Diaz are hoping to mentor on a broad scale.
How to Build Your Network Like a Super Connector

How to Build Your Network Like a Super Connector

Enlarging the circle of potential clients, partners and mentors is a challenge for those not born minglers, but it's possible.
My Mentor Is 30 Years Younger Than Me (and Taught Me 5 Incredible Lessons)

My Mentor Is 30 Years Younger Than Me (and Taught Me 5 Incredible Lessons)

Valuable lessons sometimes come from unexpected sources. Learn to listen to those around you and take a break from technology addiction.
Keys to Business Success: 3 Lessons From the Masters

Keys to Business Success: 3 Lessons From the Masters

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

How to Filter Conflicting Advice From Multiple Mentors

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

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

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

Delta and LinkedIn Team Up For In-Flight Networking Project

LinkedIn and Delta create partnership to match up mentors and mentees on planes en route to industry events.
Getting Your Dream Mentor to Talk to You

Getting Your Dream Mentor to Talk to You

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

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

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.

Do I Need to Go to Business School?

Our expert explains how pluses and minuses of formal business training.
3 Keys to Success: Provide Value to Your Network

3 Keys to Success: Provide Value to Your Network

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

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

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

4 Tips for Finding a Great Mentor

If you want to be successful start by learning from those who already are.
3 Critical Checkpoints When Entrepreneurs Should Seek Advice

3 Critical Checkpoints When Entrepreneurs Should Seek Advice

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.
5 Rookie Networking Fails and How to Avoid Them

5 Rookie Networking Fails and How to Avoid Them

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

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

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.
The 3 Things You Need to Consider Before Meeting a Mentor

The 3 Things You Need to Consider Before Meeting a Mentor

Mentors and advisors are busy folks. Make sure you are prepared by answering these three questions.
Richard Branson on the Key to Success

Richard Branson on the Key to Success

The serial entrepreneur explains why a great company always starts with a strong foundation.
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

The fashion pioneer talks about what it takes to grow a successful business and become your own personal version of greatness.
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

What's the best advice a mentor ever gave you? Join the conversation and let us know.

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