Online Business Mentoring

Online Business Mentoring

Through out history, younger people have sought out online business mentoring by older, more proficient people to assist in their development mostly through un-formal arrangements. It is viewed by many successful people, that mentoring is an integral part of their own personal development. Today has seen it become a formal process they regularly engage in. Mentorship Mentoring is described by Wikipedia as a personal developmental relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person. Mentoring, built on trust is an effective way to assist people in progressing through challenges they experience, and has become increasingly popular with its realised potential. The concept of mentoring has been an important part of the business arena for many years now. Business coach’s will mentor business owners or entrepreneurs on segments of their business, to enhance it’s profitability. During the online business mentoring process the mentor should help the mentee to believe in themselves, to boost their confidence and to give guidance in areas of their expertise. They should encourage action taking and together strive to challenge the status quo. Online Business Mentoring In the online world, it can be very easy to get overwhelmed, frustrated, confused and try to take on more than you are capable of. Why do entrepreneurs need mentors? Online entrepreneurs are often building their business alone and are dedicating very long days to attempt to establish themselves in an overcrowded marketplace. Learning new skills is part and parcel of online entrepreneurship, however frustration can be a huge issue to deal with, if these new skills are not learnt efficiently. Engaging in online business mentoring programs,...

Entrepreneurial Myths Exposed – 6 Outrageous Myths

Challenging the status quo and questioning the conventional wisdom is all part and parcel of the entrepreneurial world when it comes to searching for new and better ways of doing things. However it seems there are a few entrepreneurial myths that need to be exposed! Generally speaking, if we were to just keep on following the rest of our peers, we may as well keep our day jobs and be happy with that. Its seems as though these days, with all the jobs uncertainty in the world, that the best option is to quit your day job and become the next entrepreneur. We are told day in, day out that there is no better day than today to start our entrepreneurial adventure, otherwise risk living life full of poverty and regret. I find this to be completely untrue. How is it not impossible for one’s self to have a fulfilling career, be totally happy with their life’s achievements and better still become filthy rich working for someone else? The idea that these are not possible are pure entrepreneurial  myths. I absolutely love creating endless possibilities for myself, and find even the little achievements so rewarding. Starting your own business can be the single best decision you may ever make, however this is not for the conservative type. There are lots to take into consideration and a few myths to uncover. Lets have a look. Myth #1: You’ll be the happiest whilst owning a business. I remember recently pulling my hair out over the most simplest of tasks whilst creating header images for a clients website. Let me tell you...

Basic Rules For New Entrepreneurs – Tips To Get You Started

So you have an idea. A burning desire to be a successful entrepreneur. Have you got what it takes? Here is a list of tips for new entrepreneurs Its never been a better time to for new entrepreneurs. Over the last couple of years and certainly in the last 10 years, technology has provided opportunities to anyone that has a vision and is willing to put a serious amount of time and effort into building a business. This has certainly created an entrepreneurial revolution. As an entrepreneur, you now have greater access to information that enables you to educate yourself and make more intelligent choices more quickly. Some might say you have an advantage over big businesses in that you’re smaller, more flexible, and quicker on your feet. You have the ability and the resources to target new markets more quickly, and you can change direction at any time. Well known entrepreneurs are successful as they know that it requires effort and commitment. Technology alone won’t give you the breakthrough your after. New entrepreneurs will need to look at the big picture and follow a plan through from beginning to end. Some practical guidelines that can help you when beginning your own business: 1.Keep your Day job. Consider starting your business part-time. Maintaining a steady income will take the stress out of generating immediate profits, especially if its online. It usually takes six months to a year to get a business going and depending on your businesses ability to scale upwards, it could take up to three years. As new entrepreneurs, you wouldn’t want your ability to make your house payments...