10 Humbling Lessons Learned After Mentoring 1,200 Entrepreneurs

Four years ago my life took a detour. I invited 88 entrepreneurs to come and create a software business at The Foundation.  They came with no idea, limited cash, and no experience in software. I wan...


Building a Winner’s Circle: Who You Really Need in Your Corner to Be Successful

No matter how much introverts like me hate to admit it, none of us are an island.  How we work and network with others is pretty essential to how far we can go in our careers.  It’s the people beh...


5 Surprising Mentors of Legendary CEOs

People who become successful don’t often make it all by themselves. Becoming a leader or a CEO requires hard work, dedication, vision and, most importantly, help. Family and friends can offer a ...


5 Characteristics of Great Mentors

Every day as a business owner you make decisions that have an impact on your business.  Sometimes you are not sure what direction to go in or what option to consider.  You could ask your friends and...


Mentorship is Vital to Driving Innovation

If you had the choice between exploring a cave alone with no flashlight and exploring a cave with an experienced guide who carried a torch, which would you choose? Alone in the dark, you might still b...


You’re Never Too Young to Be a Mentor

Networking and volunteering time to help other entrepreneurs can result in meaningful experiences that inspire and encourage. Many young entrepreneurs feel they must wait until they’ve exited a comp...


Three Laws Of Startup Success

Starting a business is much like climbing a tree, you must start at the bottom and it’s very likely you may fall a few times before you get to the top. The simple fact is that you will make mistakes...