Why Small Business Founders Need Mentors

Startup founders are perpetually busy establishing their businesses, developing growth strategies for existing operations, building networks, and creating partnerships to help their enterprises grow. If you’re a founder, you are responsible for making all of the crucial decisions. For first-timers, it can be difficult to adjust to changing circumstances and new business equations. Do you …

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How To Use Collaboration For High Employee Engagement

If you’re an employer who claims to communicate well with your employees, you might want to check with them first. Your definition of effective communication may differ drastically from those of your employees. Quick questions to ask yourself: Do your employees engage actively in conversations? Do you have workplace mentors to initiate effective internal communication? …

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10 Quick Questions To Ask Your Mentor

Every entrepreneur needs mentors to be successful. But business mentors are very busy, so it’s imperative to figure out how to make the best use of their limited time. How? Be proactive in understanding how they can help and maintaining a healthy relationship with them. A mentor cannot make every decision for you; s/he can …

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Feedback Essentials: The Art of Giving and Taking Feedback

Kenneth Chenualt, CEO and Chairman of American Express, rightly pointed out that regular feedback is one of the hardest things to drive through an organization. Without a doubt, it is an imperative quality of an effective mentor. However, HR personnel and managers across industries have been dogged by the conflicting question: How can feedback, both …

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