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Franchise Players: Why You Need to Find a Mentor

Franchise Players: Why You Need to Find a Mentor

Franchising provided Jasen Lawrence with mentors with direct experience and expertise in his business.
Mentors Can Fill in Any Yawning Gaps as Your Startup Integrates New Grads

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.
Need Some Communal Inspiration? Consider Masterminds or Mentorships.

Need Some Communal Inspiration? Consider Masterminds or Mentorships.

Weighing the good, the bad and the 'money' of two similar, yet distinct, learning environments.
 Don't Let Your Big Personality Stand in the Way of the Startup's Success

Don't Let Your Big Personality Stand in the Way of the Startup's Success

Instead of delegating tasks and mentoring staff, some entrepreneurs forget to train. Innovation and success are stifled.
Lewis Howes on the Importance of Having a Mentor

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.
Getting the Most From Your Startup's Board of Directors

Getting the Most From Your Startup's Board of Directors

Forming a board of directors is no easy feat. So don't waste this precious resource, milk it for all its worth.
Keys to Business Success: 3 Lessons From the Masters

Keys to Business Success: 3 Lessons From the Masters

What you can learn about life and business from Albert Einstein, Leonardo Da Vinci and Benjamin Franklin.
What a Difference a Mentor Makes

What a Difference a Mentor Makes

Success takes self-confidence, and that is boosted by the support of a mentor.
In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups

In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups

With New Orleans Entrepreneur Week underway, the event's co-founder discusses the state of small business in the Big Easy.
This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake

This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake

Knowledge powerhouse GLG just turned the startup mentorship model on its head, but small potatoes need not apply. Here's the inside scoop.
Accelerator-Ready? 3 Pointers for Potential Candidates

Accelerator-Ready? 3 Pointers for Potential Candidates

Entrepreneurs considering a startup program should do some legwork.
Getting Your Dream Mentor to Talk to You

Getting Your Dream Mentor to Talk to You

You have found the perfect mentor to guide you through your entrepreneurial journey. Now, you just need to figure out the best way to approach her. Here are a few tips.
3 Keys to Success: Provide Value to Your Network

3 Keys to Success: Provide Value to Your Network

We all want to be successful. But oftentimes the ultimate form of accomplishment and happiness I being in service to others.
Calling All Dreamers: Disney Is Launching a Startup Accelerator Program

Calling All Dreamers: Disney Is Launching a Startup Accelerator Program

The Magic Kingdom has announced a startup accelerator program that will provide 10 budding tech companies with $120,000 and invaluable mentoring.
4 Tips for Finding a Great Mentor

4 Tips for Finding a Great Mentor

If you want to be successful start by learning from those who already are.
Join the LIVE CHAT With Entrepreneur Magazine Editor-in-Chief Amy Cosper for #MentorMonth

Join the LIVE CHAT With Entrepreneur Magazine Editor-in-Chief Amy Cosper for #MentorMonth

What's the best advice a mentor ever gave you? Join the conversation and let us know.
Don't Pretend to Always Have the Answer and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Don't Pretend to Always Have the Answer and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at why you should be more curious than your employees, why you shouldn't impose your opinion on others and more advice for business owners.
Why an Accountability Buddy Is Your Secret Weapon for Faster Growth

Why an Accountability Buddy Is Your Secret Weapon for Faster Growth

Partner with another entrepreneur and coach each other to success. Here's how to create a win/win situation.
Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' on the No. 1 Thing Entrepreneurs Need

Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' on the No. 1 Thing Entrepreneurs Need

The 'Shark Tank' star explains what Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy can teach entrepreneurs and stresses the importance of financial mentorship.
Microsoft Launches New Effort to Bolster Its Startup Support

Microsoft Launches New Effort to Bolster Its Startup Support

The Redmond, Wash.-based software giant introduces Microsoft Ventures, bringing together its resources for entrepreneurs.
Crowdfunding Platform Offers Entrepreneurs Access to Money and Mentorship

Crowdfunding Platform Offers Entrepreneurs Access to Money and Mentorship

CrowdIt, which launches today, is a new online portal which brings together access to capital and professional expertise. It calls itself a 'virtual incubator.'
What Craft Beer Can Teach You About Business Growth: Best Advice from Jim Koch of Sam Adams

What Craft Beer Can Teach You About Business Growth: Best Advice from Jim Koch of Sam Adams

The Boston Beer Co. expands its microloan and mentorship program. Plus, the founder shares the most popular advice he dispenses to young business owners.
The Esquire Guy on the Art of Mentorship

The Esquire Guy on the Art of Mentorship

Frank advice on the perfect mentoring relationship.
8 Ways to Make a Reverse Mentorship Work for You

8 Ways to Make a Reverse Mentorship Work for You

In a constantly changing digital workplace, it pays to team up with younger colleagues to glean tips on social media, mobile apps and more.

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