How do I work with business mentors?

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My answer to How do I work with business mentors?

Answer by Ken Larson:

Be open and objective with your needs and requirements.

Do not expect them to do it for you.

Listen closely to advice offered and ask good questions.

Expect them to educate and provide a general road map so you understand it, then evolve a specific destination for yourself.

The map offered by a good mentor will have variable shoulders on the road and the flexibility for a few detours from which recovery can be achieved.

Remember:

Travelers on the road of knowledge en route to wisdom learn best via a vehicle they drive themselves. Not all travel at the same speed or take the same route to a destination.

How do I work with business mentors?

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About rosecoveredglasses

2 Tours in US Army Vietnam. Retired from 36 Years in the Defense Industrial Complex after working on 25 major weapons systems, many of which are in use today in the Middle East. Volunteer MicroMentor. I specialize in Small, Veteran-owned, Minority-Owned and Woman-Owned Businesses beginning work for the Federal Government. MicroMentor is a non-profit organization offering free assistance to small business in business planning, operations, marketing and other aspects of starting and successfully operating a small enterprise. You can set up a case with me at MicroMentor by going to: http://www.micromentor.org/ key words: "Federal Government Contracting"

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