Mentors

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What I Learned From Being a Broke, Unemployed Graduate
Persistence

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.
Eric M. Ruiz
The Unexpected Places to Find Amazing Mentors
Mentors

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.
8 Characteristics of Mentors Who Are Worth Your Time
Mentoring

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.
Gabe Lozano
Getting the Most out of Your Technical Advisor
Advisors

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.
Will Koffel
The Genius Of Mentorship
Mentorship

The Genius Of Mentorship

Entrepreneurship is a perilous path. You are wise to walk it with someone who knows the way.
Matt Mayberry
Maximizing Your Time While Helping Others
Advice

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.
Dorie Clark
Is Martha Stewart the Mentor From Hell?
Lifestyle

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.'
Geoff Weiss
Richard Branson: 'There's No Shortcut or Magic Recipe to Success'
Success Strategies

Richard Branson: 'There's No Shortcut or Magic Recipe to Success'

Creating a successful and profitable business takes time.
Richard Branson
Looking for a Dose of Inspiration? Try Mentoring a Young Entrepreneur.
Mentors

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.
Peter Gasca
7 Ways to Pick Someone's Brain Without Being a Pest
Mentors

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.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Overcoming Youngest Person in the Room Syndrome
Leadership Qualities

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.
Bryant Guffey
A Peek at the Startups in Disney's First-Ever Accelerator Program
Accelerators

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.
Geoff Weiss
The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Advisors
Advisors

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.
Jessica Alter
Franchise Players: Why You Need to Find a Mentor
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Why You Need to Find a Mentor

Franchising provided Jasen Lawrence with mentors with direct experience and expertise in his business.
Kate Taylor