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Three Famous Billionaire Entrepreneurs and their Mentors - Small Business BC

Three Famous Billionaire Entrepreneurs and their Mentors - Small Business BC

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Did you know that many of the world’s most famous entrepreneurs have mentors? They understand that success is not a one-person show and that mentors can help keep their businesses innovative and relevant.

According to Richard Branson, a large reason entrepreneurs don’t get mentors is b...

MARK ZUCKERBERG

A small amount of time invested on your part to share your expertise can open up a new world for someone else.

Zuckerberg talked about his inspiring mentor Steve Jobs. “He was amazing,” said Zuckerberg. “I had a lot of questions for him.” He described how Jobs gave him advice about how he could build a team that was as focused as Zuckerberg on building “high quality and good things”.

They also both...

BILL GATES

As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.

Bill Gates credited Warren Buffet for teaching him how to deal with tough situations and how to think long-term. Gates also greatly admires Buffet’s “desire to teach things that are complex and put them in a simple form, so that people can understand and get the benefit of all his experience.”

RICHARD BRANSON

If you ask any successful businessperson, they will always (say they) have had a great mentor at some point along the road.

Richard Branson understands the importance of mentorship. Branson asked British airline entrepreneur, Sir Freddie Laker, for guidance during his struggle to get Virgin Atlantic off the ground.

Branson believes the first step to finding a great mentor is 

If you have an experienced mentor it can be life changing and extremely valuable to your personal development and your business.

Whether your relationship is just for one year, or ongoing throughout your business journey, mentorship can empower you and drastically increase the chance of y...

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