Mentors

News and Articles About Mentors

How to Be an Effective Mentor

Help your proteges reach their full potential with these four tips.

From Intern to Franchisee

A sweet internship with Kona Ice helped Derek Taylor open his very own franchise.

Finding the Perfect Board of Directors for Your Startup

Our expert attorney Peter Buckland offers up tips on forming a board of directors.

The Golden Rule of Starting Up: Product-Market Fit

Ideas are a dime a dozen. But to be successful, your product needs to be something customers want. Here are a few tips on how to ensure you satisfy product-market fit.

12 Successful Entrepreneurs Share the Best Advice They Ever Got

Mark Cuban, Tim Ferris, Jon Taffer and more share their best words of encouragement and guidance.

10 Questions to Ask When Applying to a Startup Accelerator

Insider tips on how to best find and apply to the right accelerator for your company.

3 Clever Ways to Say Thanks This Turkey Day

While brownies are always a good idea, here are three potentially longer lasting ways to say thanks to key people in your business life.

How to Score an Advisor When Your Startup Has No Money

Getting the right advisor early-on can be the difference between scoring investors and losing them.

How to Separate the Good Advice From the Bad

Listen to the advice that resonates with you, and ignore the rest.