Practice Entrepreneurship With A Purpose – Before You Start A Company

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A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes. If you haven't already subscribed yet, subscribe now for free weekly JohnGreathouse.com articles! That’s why I am reading this article. If you are a recent college graduate, mentor college students. Get A Coach.

George Powell – Doing Well By Having Fun

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A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes. If you haven''t already subscribed yet, subscribe now for free weekly JohnGreathouse.com articles! I love that there are no coaches, and kids learn how to learn by teaching themselves. I assume you become his mentor?

Insights and Opinions: The Odd Couple: Angels and Accelerators

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At a recent accelerator event on the West Side, a friendly young founder told me that he had been coached by his mentor not to talk to Angel groups. Read all of Steve's article, The Odd Couple: Angels and Accelerators.

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You Are Never Too Old To Learn To Surf (aka: Don’t Be Afraid To Suck)

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A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes. If you haven''t already subscribed yet, subscribe now for free weekly JohnGreathouse.com articles! As noted in this article by Jeremy Dean, there are a number of beneficial psychological effects associated with humility.

Developing Leadership Skills: What You Need to Know

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These days, with the many Internet articles and new courses available, most new professionals readily cross the gap from lack of business knowledge to knowing, but many never make it over the knowing versus doing gap. by Erica Peitler, a well-known leadership performance coach.

Entrepreneurs Need To Bridge The Knowing-Doing Gap

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These days, with the many Internet articles and new courses available, most new entrepreneurs readily cross the gap from lack of business knowledge to knowing, but many never make it over the knowing versus doing gap. by Erica Peitler, a well-known leadership performance coach.

7 Guidelines For Entrepreneurs To Do The Right Thing

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Another article indicates that 80 percent of customers continue to base some portion of their buying decisions on their perceptions of the company’s ethics. Be a coach, rather than a dictator.

Trophy Entrepreneurs Can Land Trophy Investors

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A trophy investor is a great coach and mentor, sometimes providing the only shoulder an entrepreneur can cry on during difficult times. This mentoring can be particularly useful to the entrepreneur working through the personality issues that tend to dominate start up companies.

Pipeline Fellowship | Raising Women to Become Investors

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We have three main components: education, mentoring, and practice. In mentoring, we match experienced angel investors with, what I like to call them, “angels-in-training” so they can share the lessons learned. There are a lot of mentoring programs out there.