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The right mentor is invested in your success. The wrong mentor is just somebody telling you how they used to do it.
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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.
The Genius Of Mentorship
Entrepreneurship is a perilous path. You are wise to walk it with someone who knows the way.
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.
Is Martha Stewart the Mentor From Hell?
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Richard Branson: 'There's No Shortcut or Magic Recipe to Success'
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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