News and Articles About Mentors

9 'Mindsets' You Need to Switch From Employee to Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur Mindset

9 'Mindsets' You Need to Switch From Employee to Entrepreneur

It's a jarring change from living on a paycheck to living on a dream. If you aren't willing think differently, better to keep your day job.
Maite Baron
Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity
Overcoming Obstacles

Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity

An entrepreneur without a college degree gives his ingredients for overcoming hurdles and learning the skills to run a robust enterprise.
Tariq Farid
How to Find the Absolute Right Mentor to Steer You to Startup Success
Mentors

How to Find the Absolute Right Mentor to Steer You to Startup Success

Whether you need a cheerleader, someone to vent to or a person with specific skill sets, here are tips for approaching your search for the perfect guide.
Kelsey Ramsden
Mentors Can Fill in Any Yawning Gaps as Your Startup Integrates New Grads
Mentoring

Mentors Can Fill in Any Yawning Gaps as Your Startup Integrates New Grads

Often new companies don't offer comprehensive training and onboarding. Here's how to set up informal relationships instead.
Mike Bergelson
5 Tips for Picking a Great Boss and Why it Matters
Hiring

5 Tips for Picking a Great Boss and Why it Matters

It's lucky to find a good boss but there is more than luck to doing it.
Shan-lyn Ma
What My Father's Early Departure Taught Me About Business
Mentors

What My Father's Early Departure Taught Me About Business

Yahoo's chairman recalls the lessons of fairness, coaching and helping others gleaned from the other paternal figures in his life.
Maynard Webb
James Dyson: 'Never Be Afraid to Fail'
If I Knew Then

James Dyson: 'Never Be Afraid to Fail'

James Dyson isn't just about vacuums. The inventor is also a pioneer in wearable gadgets and green technology. Through his experiences, the entrepreneur learned the one person he needed to believe in his technology was himself.
Nina Zipkin
Richard Branson on Building a Business That Lasts
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Building a Business That Lasts

Starting a company is an endurance race that only a few survive.
Richard Branson
10 Questions to Consider When Working With a Business Mentor
Winning Strategies

10 Questions to Consider When Working With a Business Mentor

Consulting a wise, experienced mentor can take your business to the next level. Here's what you should consider to get the most out of the relationship.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Looking for an Edge for Your Startup? Call in the Sharks.
Mentors

Looking for an Edge for Your Startup? Call in the Sharks.

It helps to have some experts in your corner. Learn how to assemble your own review team of mentors who will provide unbiased, experienced advice.
Dan Antonelli
5 Ways to Tame Your Busy Schedule and Network Like a Pro
Networking

5 Ways to Tame Your Busy Schedule and Network Like a Pro

Think you're too busy to network? Hogwash. Here are tips for making the time to build those critical professional relationships.
Lewis Howes
Calling All Vets: How to Transition From Military Service to Entrepreneurship
Veterans

Calling All Vets: How to Transition From Military Service to Entrepreneurship

While veteran entrepreneurs contribute $1.2 trillion to the economy annually, the transition from military service to civilian life can be fraught with challenges.
Geoff Weiss
Advisory Board 101: Dear Advisors, Please Don't Do This
Advisory Board 101

Advisory Board 101: Dear Advisors, Please Don't Do This

Seeking out and forming a relationship with an advisor takes a lot of time for founders, so please make it worth their while.
Jessica Alter
The Best Professional Development Advice Ever
Leadership

The Best Professional Development Advice Ever

No doubt you are looking for inspiration. Chances are, you are looking in the wrong place.
Steve Tobak