The importance of a business mentor

Almost any successful business leader will admit to having seriously benefited from the guidance of a mentor at some point in their journey. No matter what your experience or skill set, an advisor is invaluable to any company. Even Steve Jobs relied on so-called ‘adult supervisor’, Mike Markkula, for his sage input into the development and growth of Apple. That said, it’s always hard to introduce someone into the heart of your company, especially if it’s a one-man start-up. There’s a lot of pride, ego, possession and distrust involved. But if you find the right person – someone who understands you and what you’re trying to achieve, it can be an inspirational, exciting and incredibly productive way to do business. Read more here.