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Need a Mentor? Look for These 10 Powerful Mentorship Traits

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We all know how important mentors are to our personal and professional growth. What we don’t know is exactly how to find a good mentor. Specifically, what mentorship traits indicate this person can help us achieve our goals?   

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Are You a Good Investment? How to Attract the Best Mentors

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In the Social Age, when it seems like we’re always on – always connected – our time is precious. How we spend every hour matters.

And yet we – those who have been around for a while longer than our younger colleagues – want to give back. We intentionally find time to do pro bono work, volunteer, teach and – in my case – serve as a mentor…   

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8 Questions You Must Ask a Potential Mentor

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Your networking has led you to an influencer… an expert in your field… a potential mentor. You invite her to coffee, hoping to start a mutually-beneficial relationship. You know there’s a lot to learn from her… but where do you start? To help you launch the conversation in the best way possible — with an amazing ice-breaker question — we asked established young entrepreneurs this question: What one question should you ALWAYS ask a potential mentor? Here are some of their best answers…   “What Do You Wish You Knew at My Stage?” “I balance my mentor relationships between updating them   

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Which Mentor Do You Need: A Cheerleader, Coach or Critic?

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Mentors identify opportunities, unlock doors to self-expression and awareness, and they also challenge our way of thinking.

Whether you’re leading your own non-profit organization as a millennial, or simply interested in growing as an individual, you too, need a mentor…   

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Face-off: Should Mentorship Relationships be Formal… or Informal?

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In a conversation on our blab series The Answer Zone, Mark Babbit and Amy Tobin had a rare disagreement on the question of mentorship. The subject of whether seeking out a establishing a formal mentorship in your workplace or life was of value. Here are two different takes on the subject:   

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8 Proven Ways to Gain a Professional Mentor

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You understand the importance of a mentor… you know you need one to take your career to the next level. But where do you find a mentor? And how do you build a relationship where they will want to help? To answer that question, we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question: What’s can do now right now to encourage older, more experienced professionals and entrepreneurs to want to mentor you? Here are their most helpful answers!   Don’t Just Be a Taker “Find a way to give back to the more experienced entrepreneur. Also, when you   

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