Infographic: What can be gained from Mentoring?

The Small Business Blog

Mentoring can provide small businesses with numerous measurable benefits that better prepare them for the challenges of entrepreneurship. Business Infographics Business Mentors charitable causes charities charity infographic Mentoring Mentors

Why Your Career Needs Reverse Mentoring

On The Job

That’s why more employers are starting to explore reverse mentoring. So Garrow, 51, began participating in the employer’s reciprocal mentoring program.

Focus with Business Mentoring

The Small Business Blog

Business Mentoring could be just what you need to get your business back on track and you passion back in your life. … Read the full article here: Focus with Business Mentoring on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

7 Reasons successful people have mentors and you should too

Dumb Little Man

The post 7 Reasons successful people have mentors and you should too appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Does this sound familiar? You have a big dream. It’s what you were meant to do. It motivates you. It has you getting up early and staying up late.

Facebook Live Interview with Mentors & Masterminds, Tara Browne

Office Dynamics

Mentors & Masterminds, a dating service for administrative professionals looking for their perfect mentor match! The post Facebook Live Interview with Mentors & Masterminds, Tara Browne appeared first on Office Dynamics. Tune in and hear Tara’s story on how this project was formed and where it’s going. It’s an interesting journey and we would love to know, is this something you’ll be using to advance your career?

The Best Biz Mentors Can Be A Tad Crazy

The Small Business Blog

My Dad I reckon my first business mentor was my Dad. He started his own business, working from home, because, like many people I know, it was the best way of earning a living. His health was very poor so he had to pack in his job. In the five years between me being 13…

Enterprise Rockers Launch Mentoring Scheme for Bankers and Politicians

The Small Business Blog

I am one of the “Head Roadies” of the Enterprise Rockers and I’m pleased to announce that we will be offering a free mentoring scheme for any bankers or politicians.

Top 5 Tips for Small Biz Mentoring

The Small Business Blog

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. Work to fill the knowledge gaps that you are aware of in your business. Knowledge is power so surround yourself and your business with knowledgeable people. If you can’t find a suitable…

VentureConnect launches the Venture Mentoring Program

Brilliantly Better

VentureConnect, event dedicated to entrepreneurs in IT, technology and online launches Venture Mentoring – a series of monthly meetings. Each month, a VentureConnect mentor will meet entrepreneurs who need answers and solutions to the business problems they face. The first mentor is Radu Georgescu, Founder & Chairman GECAD Group meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 29, starting at 15.00. Business mentoring venture connect

Working with a Mentor is Invaluable

Office Organization Success

This week I also had a very productive brainstorming session with my mentor. We had a very busy Labor Day weekend, with lots to do around the house. But we did manage to get to the pool for the last weekend before it closes until next Summer. The outcome … I’m going to make some changes to the School for Online Business Success come October 1st; it’s something I’ve been thinking about for over a year but wasn’t sure whether it was the right thing to do.

Solopreneur Mentors

The Solopreneur Life

The Best Solopreneur Mentors Are The Ones You Can Model. Therefore, consider finding a mentor who can help. While it is beyond the scope of this article to describe how to find a mentor, you can do some research to find one.

What is Personal Effectiveness?

The Small Business Blog

Business Advice Business Mentoring Business Psychology Personal Effectiveness For most of my professional life I have been employed, by both large and small organisations, and in between these periods I have set up and run a number of small businesses.

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Solopreneurs, Who’s Your Mentor? Who’s Your Coach?

The Solopreneur Life

Health Coach Exercise Goals MentorT his was written by Jen Waak, who pens a monthly health column for The Solopreneur Life. Jen Waak. As a solopreneur, you have a wide range of resources to help you succeed in your business.

Is it a good idea to get a coach or mentor?

The Small Business Blog

Do keep up. I’m sorry it has been a couple of weeks since my last effervescent erudition. I thought it best to go into hiding for a little while – two reasons. Firstly, ever since I was papped topless whilst reading ’50 shades of” I’ve been stalked by a sweat of billionaire businessmen (not sure…

5 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know: Tips From Real Businesspeople

Small Business CEO

… Entrepreneurs business tips entrepreneurship startup mentoringUnless you’re keeping news of your pending launch tightly under wraps, you’ve probably been inundated by well-wishes and offers of assistance. Whether you know it or not, you’ve got a lot of people rooting for you.

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Paying it Forward: Mentoring

Make or Break Moments

Mentoring is a terrific way to help young business professionals and college students expand their experience by learning from you. Micro Mentor is a free online service that helps you connect – whether you are looking for a mentor or [.]. Connecting Moments building relationships mentoring mentoring relationships micro mentorWe talk a lot about building customer relationships, but what about other types of relationships?

When the music fades…

The Small Business Blog

What are your mentors saying? Business Failure business failure Business Mentors MentoringThe flow of the rhythm… the rush of the beat… the adrenaline pumping! Oh, the thrill of dancing!

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The Workplace Mentors From Hell

On The Job

I've never had a discussion about mentoring without someone offering a story about the mentor from hell. Finding a way to be diplomatic and not totally sabatoging a career while ditching a mentor at the first opportunity can be tough. Most mentees don't want to be disrespectful or unprofessional, but sometimes horrible mentors can push them to extreme measures. Is there a way to check out the credentials of a potential mentor before you make the commitment?

How to Find a Professional Mentor if You're in College

On The Job

That's what this organization I wrote about for Gannett/USA Today aims to do: Saquoia Lewis, 21, says she's always wanted a mentor. That's when Lewis found StudentMentor , a nonprofit organization that matches college students with volunteer mentors for free.

How to be an Effective Mentor

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap How to be an Effective Mentor Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on August 2, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Being a mentor doesn’t mean having all the answers to every question.

Honoring an Inspiration: The Passing of Stephen R. Covey

Eat Your Career

In short, Mr. Covey was exceptionally successful, globally influential and a mentor to many. personal Mentor Stephen CoveyThe sad news came out earlier today that author and personal development guru, Stephen Covey, passed away.

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How To Find Your Mentor

Productivity Bits

Whatever stage you are in your career, you need a mentor. A mentor brings out the best in you. You might be the king of experts in your company but you still need a mentor. A mentor does not only bring out the best in you, he or she also does keep your ego in check so you don’t go out of bounds. How does a Mentor differ from a Teacher? Simply put, a Teacher is a “push&# , a Mentor is a “pull&#. How do you find your mentor?

At Your Side: Mentoring in the Workplace

Laughing all the Way to Work

She said that new assistants are mentored for the first year of their working career. They work initially as an assistant-in-training and report to a senior assistant for mentoring and help with anything that comes up on the job. They are encouraged to bring any requests from their boss and run it by their mentors so they can think through the next steps. Because of this mentoring program they had no problem hiring young assistants right out of college.

Desperately seeking support for your business? 3 tips for finding it without blowing your budget!

The Small Business Blog

If you have the money, then a good mentor is worth every penny. Peer mentoring. I personally benefit from this informal type of mentoring and highly recommend it if you can partner up with the right person. Obviously, this type of mentoring works particularly well if there is someone you already know and get on well with within your professional network. I remember once receiving an invitation to join a ‘mastermind’ group of female entrepreneurs.

“Your Pseudo Emotional Newsletters Suck”

The Solopreneur Life

Mr. Horrell was the basketball coach for our eighth- and ninth-grade seasons at Ridge Junior High in Mentor, Ohio. Copywriting Basketball Criticism Mentor Ohio Writing T oday I’m going to explain why speaking your mind in your blog is good for business. To do that, I first need to tell you about Mr. Horrell. I remember two things Mr. Horrell told us: 1. “Don’t give up the baseline when playing defense.”

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A Lesson From Beckham

The Small Business Blog

Business Mentoring lessons learnt On the day that David Beckham announced that he will be retiring from professional football, I felt compelled to put aside the theme I’d been planning and write this piece instead.

Top 5 Tips for Working With a Mentor

The Small Business Blog

Top 5 Tips for Working With a Mentor by Stefan Töpfer on Jan 25, 2010 The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. Make sure that the mentor is aware of what you want from them e.g. cashflow advice. E-Mail me or follow me.

How to Choose a Coach Who’s Right for You

Dumb Little Man

It is for this reason that many people choose to seek the help of a mentor or coach to aid in their development. The first step in finding a mentor or coach is to determine a person that you believe has the qualities that will benefit you the most. Even if this is not the case, they may know others who would be willing to take on the role of a mentor. Once you have a person in mind as a potential mentor, meet up with that individual. A mentor’s help can only go so far.

Is Your Accountant A Bean Counting Historian?

The Small Business Blog

These days we hear much about business mentoring and business consultants and how important it all is to the survival of all SMEs/SMBs. Why this need for all this mentoring and consulting I can’t help but wonder where it all went wrong? Business has always been surrounded by advisors, who could have helped, their accountants. …

15 Lessons You Can Learn From Jedi Master Yoda

Dumb Little Man

He has a fun sense of humor, and he’s a great mentor. “Do or do not, there is no try.” Yoda He’s the size of a small dog, green, and talks funny. But he’s also a wise master, and a great warrior.

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Mentoring a Young Executive - Jodith Allen

Office Dynamics

At some point in your career, you are going to be working for someone who has never had an assistant before. One of the toughest, but most rewarding, jobs an Administrative or Executive Assistant can have is helping a young executive learn how to partner with an assistant. Understanding the Need to Delegate. In my experience, new executives have two hurdles to cross. First, they are used to doing everything themselves.

Mentoring a Young Executive - Jodith Allen

Office Dynamics

At some point in your career, you are going to be working for someone who has never had an assistant before. One of the toughest, but most rewarding, jobs an Administrative or Executive Assistant can have is helping a young executive learn how to partner with an assistant. Understanding the Need to Delegate. In my experience, new executives have two hurdles to cross. First, they are used to doing everything themselves.

The Productivityist Podcast 57: Crafting Coaches with Tony Stubblebine


Podcast coach coaching frameworks leadership mentoring productivityOn this episode of the podcast, I talk with Tony Stubblebine of

8 Negative Thought Patterns That Are Hurting Your Relationships

Dumb Little Man

Some come through our families, some from teachers or mentors, some from society, some from the media and the list goes on.

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SCORE's Small Business Jobs Report and the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

SCORE , a nonprofit association that provides mentoring services to small businesses, released their fall Small Business Jobs report recently. 

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From Executive Assistant to CEO

ProAssisting Blog

She has held many different positions throughout her 30 years working for the company but what is particularly interesting to us here at ProAssisting is how Ursula was mentored in the executive assistant position by her two different bosses.

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We may have got the T shirt but it’s still to be earned.

The Small Business Blog

We don’t know what we don’t know I always chuckle to myself when big companies that sponsor awards to start up and existing small business give, as part of the prize, mentoring or advice from a senior executive in their company. Perhaps it is no laughing matter. Firstly, it’s arrogant to assume that starting and…

How to Fail, so you never Lose !

Dumb Little Man

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Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex, Founder and CEO of The Socialista Projects, Head of IMA Berlin and National Social Relations Officer, speaker, coach and mentor and all round superstar EA! Many members became close friends and mentors.

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Avoiding Startup Mistakes

The Small Business Blog

Since leaving the Den, Mr Caan now operates a startup loan and mentoring initiative that is sponsored by the UK Government. There is a great blog worth checking out on the Guardian Small Business Network by former Dragon James Caan.