Mentors can be a huge part in becoming successful in life.
Question: What’s one thing you can do now to encourage older/more experienced entrepreneurs to WANT to mentor you?
Don’t Just Be a Taker
“Find a way to give back to the more experienced entrepreneur. Also, when you ask for 30 minutes, only take 30 minutes. They will appreciate your attention to their time.” — Andrew Howlett, Rain
Remind Them of Themselves
“Every week I receive emails from individuals wanting to have coffee or ask questions. The ones I tend to meet with often remind me of a younger self. Whether they went to my college, hail from my hometown or have the same passions I had in college, I (like most people) gravitate toward like-minded people. Showing an entrepreneur that you have a common thread can go a long way in securing a mentor.” — Kim Kaupe, ZinePak
Add Value to Their Business
“I’ve found it’s easier to start a…
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