Mentors

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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
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Advisory Board 101: The Best Kept Secret About Advisors
Advisory Board 101

Advisory Board 101: The Best Kept Secret About Advisors

While entrepreneurs look to form an advisory board for insight, connections and other resources, they do have another important purpose.
Jessica Alter
10 Things Your Mother Taught You That Will Help Your Business Grow
Leadership

10 Things Your Mother Taught You That Will Help Your Business Grow

Revisiting some of the great advice your mom dispensed over the years might do you and your company some good.
Ted Devine
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Why the Five People Around You Are Crucial to Your Success
Mentors

Why the Five People Around You Are Crucial to Your Success

Whether it's co-founders, family or friends, you need people to challenge you and help you make your company better.
Kai Sato
Advisory Board 101: How to Avoid the Advisor Fizzle
Advisory Board 101

Advisory Board 101: How to Avoid the Advisor Fizzle

To ensure you get the most out of your advisory board, entrepreneurs need to invest time and energy into this relationship. Otherwise, they can be a waste of time for both parties.
Jessica Alter
3 Essential Questions to Consider Before Taking the Leap
Leadership

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.
Jesse Sostrin
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Lewis Howes on the Importance of Having a Mentor
Mentors

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

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.
Jessica Alter