Don’t be a “Jack of all trades, master of none” and “Focus or fail” are prevailing career keys to success. But is there another way to succeed?
Having more than one mentor certainly worked in my favor when I started my business.
Mentoring is a significant responsibility for managers and it’s one that can take them out of their comfort zone. But it can be hugely valuable for everyone involved.
I’ve discovered some criteria that determine if someone will make a good mentor for you.
Contrary to the suggestion that asking for help is a sign of weakness, hiring a business coach could be one of the best things you will do for your business.
After all, there are a myriad of ways to get cash for your startup, and none seem particularly easy. However, one of the best ways to advance your startup and improve your chances for funding is to join a local accelerator.
Whether it’s funding opportunities or valuable business training, governments across the globe provide hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of free value to entrepreneurs willing to access them.
You might say you won’t make big mistakes, but in the end, it’s best to have someone to bounce ideas off of — someone who’s smarter and more experienced.
Now, with many more years of entrepreneurship under my belt, my vision for life and business has evolved. Here are five things I’d tell my younger self about casting a vision for your future.
Here’s a look at five consistent traits and characteristics of my most positive and impactful mentor/mentee relationships.