Working at building a start-up or small business is hard emotionally and mentally. The long hours and the uncertainty can combine to cause intense stress. Remember to take time for your health. Having a mentor to help guide you through the process of starting a journey in entrepreneurship can make a huge difference in how prepared you are for whatever comes your way. Seeking out someone to be your mentor has countless benefits including vastly expanding your network, ability to learn from their hard-earned experiences, and knowledge of the industry you are trying to break into.
The wonderful people at Futurpreneur.ca have put together a marvelous mentorship program for businesspeople. Whether you are new to the world of entrepreneurship and in search of guidance, or an experienced businessperson with the knowledge to offer and a willingness to give back to the community, this program brings people together.
This organization was developed with the Boys & Girls Club of Canada to help empower the youth in Canada. Connecting Mentors with Mentees, Mentoring Canada strives to provide tools for young Canadians to help achieve their goals.
Paula Conway writes for Forbes about how vital it can be for a new entrepreneur to have someone to talk to who has been there. Navigating the world of business is not easy, especially when you are new to it.