Mentorship

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Stop Waiting for the Mythical Mentor

Embracing the ‘five-minute mentor’ might be the best way for you to get the mentorship you need.

The Unexpected Places to Find Amazing Mentors

Entrepreneurs often gravitate to those that are deemed 'successful' for advice but being mentored by these people could completely kill your business.

Keeping Score Matters, But Not How You Think

Tracking your progress is important to self-improvement, but beware letting others be the referee.

8 Characteristics of Mentors Who Are Worth Your Time

The right mentor is invested in your success. The wrong mentor is just somebody telling you how they used to do it.

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?

Actress Blake Lively was looking to follow in Stewart's footsteps in launching her own lifestyle company. Stewart's response? 'Let her try.'

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Entrepreneurs considering a startup program should do some legwork.

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

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

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

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

What's the best advice a mentor ever gave you? Join the conversation and let us know.

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