Small businesses working with professional mentors experience greater and longer lasting successes. A business mentor can provide you with a wealth of knowledge, experience and insight that you can’t get anywhere else.

  • Get a new perspective Aside from the “been there, done that” know-how a mentor can pass along, consulting with one can be a great way to gain a fresh perspective and broaden your outlook.
  • Improve your skillset From accounting to technology, many mentors have a particular area of advanced skills. So as you gain high-level industry insight, you can also further your technical abilities essential to your future business.
  • Expand your network – With years of experience, a mentor likely has an enviable network of industry connections. The importance of networking can’t be understated. Expanding your network with the help of a mentor can be a great way to meet potential partners, customers and decision-makers in your target market.

Three great options to consider for mentorship are SCORE,  Small Business Development Centers and the Women’s Business Center – Find your mentor today!

Celebrate Mentor Month with MicroMentor and Mercy Corps on Jan. 30, 2014. Network with a diverse group of entrepreneurs and mentors, and be inspired by tales of success through mentorship. >Learn more and register for Celebrating our Mentors