August 6, 2020  
  Mentoring Programs is a daily online magazine covering small business news. We help entrepreneurs transform ideas and innovations into greatness.

As noted by The Beatles, we all could use a little help from our friends. When it comes to small business, the best help comes in the form of strong mentoring programs. Learn how to make mentoring part of your company culture. You'll be amazed at the results.

Mentoring Programs

  • Finding a Mentor - The guidance of a trusted mentor is an invaluable resource at any phase of a business career. This article contains recommendations for mentoring resources and agencies that specialize in matching mentors with protégés seeking help with a career path or a business start-up, as well as the basic criteria for choosing a mentor.
  • The Importance of a Mentor - Why is a mentor important to have when starting a business?Most entrepreneurs go into business alone, no partners, few investors, and incurring all the stress of getting their business off the ground.
  • The Value of Mentors for Entrepreneurs - Mentors can be the difference between success and failure for many entrepreneurs. The experience and knowledge of the right mentor can provide the edge necessary to take the entrepreneur to the next level of success.
  • Second Opinions and the Entrepreneur - Your ideas great (at least you think it is) but often your enthusiasm for the subject can blind you to the realities. An objective second opinion is what's needed. But who do you ask?
  • Mentoring Employees - Smart entrepreneurs and small business CEOs understand the importance of mentoring new employees. Implementing a mentoring program helps small business employees be more effective faster.
  • Rising Star Employees - Rising star employees must be identified and nurtured. How do you recognize a rising star on your staff and what should you do to nurture those talents?

  • Develop a Work Culture that Mentors - Employees are the most important assets that a company can have. This is especially the case in a startup company where the entrepreneur will depend heavily on the small number of employees he or she may have during the early stages of the company.
  • Be a Mentor - One of the best ways to invest in the future of business and community welfare is by becoming a mentor. The information contained in this article defines the role of a mentor, mentoring venues and programs, and criteria for becoming a mentor.
  • The Importance of Having a Mentor - If you examine any successful person they typically have one thing in common: a mentor. Nearly every successful person in history had someone who they could confide in and learn from when times were tough. This article will highlight the importance of having a mentor in business and entrepreneurship.
  • Developing Strong Mentor Relationships - What does it take to be a mentor? How do you establish good mentoring relationships with the key members on your team?
  • Developing a Mentoring Relationship - The business world is full of people with wisdom and knowledge who wish they could share their knowledg with other people. However, the reality is that most people don't know how to use a mentor or a coach effectively, and so a lot of this wisdom is untouched. It takes work to develop an effective mentoring relationship and this article will touch on some of the key things to focus on when looking for mentorship from someone.




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