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A mentor should consist of 3 things 1. Have a track record, be knowledgeable and connected in your the area of your startup (e.g. real-estate, fashion or semi-conductors, building a startup, writing a book) 2. Share your vision 3. You should think he's cool and he should think you're cool If yo...

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Anybody who was ever a child (which is everyone, obviously) or read a book (which isn't everyone, unfortunately) has benefitted from others' knowledge and connections. Most of us human beings mentor others off and on in various capacities. But it's pretty rare (outside of parenthood) to find a l...

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Some key differences to consider: - Coaching is based most often on a monthly retainer. Mentoring can be as well, but is usually offered without a fee, often based on a personal request or referral. - Coaches rarely give advice, coming from the perspective that the client has the answers within...

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Honestly there's too many to mention. Most successful founders are extremely kind and have a history of helping others... my quick list - Dave McClurre - Micah Baldwin - Clay Hebert - Mike McDerment - Jon Bischke - Gabe Luna - David Hassel - Mike Walsh - Bill Clerico - Hiten Shah - Gerry Pond -...

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Assuming it's a startup with high growth ambition with real potential, the most common thing to offer is equity from the company (or company to be registered later). The amount of the equity you should offer depends on the stage at the startup development http://www.startupcommons.org/startup-k...

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Like anything to do with a startup, it's about proactive outreach. AngelList is a great way to research what people have done before. You want to optimize for relevant experience. AngelList however is very ineffective for making cold connections. Instead, I use LinkedIn and ensure to always w...

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The best advisors are those with real world experience-not just academic credentials-someone who has been there, done that. Also important, industry or company type experience (e.g., service company, software, manufacturing...). Look for someone who compliments your strengths and offsets your wea...

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Finding a coach is easy - there are many of them out there. Finding the right coach is the challenge. There are several factors to consider: Working with a coach that has similar experience in their background is not absolutely necessary, but can be very valuable. Having someone that can trul...

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This is a tuff one! As an entrepreneur, you will never be truly happy working for someone else. Not to say there is anything wrong with working for another company, it is just that entrepreneurs have a drive to innovate the process and shake up the market that just does not jive well with working...

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Have an interview plan. What is the purpose of the interview? Don't be wishy-washy. Your two questions today could have used a lot more detail. I do many of these (and am an expert guest) on my blog at http://www.salestactics.org. Here's an example of several: http://www.salestactics.org/sales-e...

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