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Many founders have cited the importance of access to mentoring and coaching that the peer-to-peer organizations, as well as industry groups, Chambers of Commerce, and trade associations, have provided for them.
Mentors help us confront adversity, seize opportunity, learn from mistakes, understand our strengths and grow as leaders. Learn how to be an effective mentor to other entrepreneurs. (Published Oct 2002)
Entrepreneurs loath to seek mentoring should take at least one piece of advice: try it, you'll like it, writes the author who built a business by accepting help from smarter and more experienced founders. Included is a look at the workings of her relationship with her current mentor. (Originally Published October 2002)
Pittsburg, Kansas and Pittsburg State University benefit from the broad generosity of Gene Bicknell, who gives because "it's the right thing to do."
Through university lectures and financial support, Maxine Clark is giving the next generation of entrepreneurs a leg up.
Vicki Wu's passion for her business and philanthropic activities have caused her to seek convergences between the for- and non-profit worlds.
A media entrepreneur advises joining and utilizing peer-to-peer groups that are selective to build the human capital that enables the building of companies.
Jack Stack gives back to entrepreneurship in a variety of ways, but one of his main contributions has been through delivering a consistent message: employees at all levels of a company should think and act like they own it.
Ron Rubin's profession is tea, but he is also steeped in giving back to student entrepreneurs.
Giving back to the community-and engaging one-on-one with charitable operatives, the press, and other local constituencies-enables small businesses to increase exposure at little cost, says the founder of a national moving franchiser.
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