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Why Good Mentors Don't Tell You What to Do Here's what a good mentor should do instead.

By Business Rockstars

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In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars sits down with Pernille Lopez, former CEO of IKEA North America, who explains the importance of having a mentor and describes her relationship with her own mentor.

Importantly, Lopez says that her mentor doesn't tell her what to do. Instead, he listens to her, then asks important and relevant questions that help bring out the best in her. That way, he is guiding her, but he isn't trying to run the company through her, and that makes a big difference.

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