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10 Ways To Make The Most From A Mentor Relationship

Over the last twelve months, I have mentored and engaged with over 500 startups in Israel. When you do something over and over, you begin to see certain patterns. The mHealth Israel Conference on June 29 in Jerusalem, provides an opportunity to meet with a variety of mentors in special fields of expertise. Each mentoring session is ten minutes, where you will sit with three experts in their field. We’ll have experts from a variety of disciplines and background in finance, coding, business development, legal, regulation, and strategic partnerships. This is a unique aspect to the conference, for you are getting specifically selected experts in a fields that related directly to our program and doing so in a speed-dating like session. Before you come, here’s ten tips for you to consider in the process of this, or any type of mentor relationship. Come prepared and be ready to listen. Here’s my top ten tips to help you have a meaningful and beneficial experience. 1. Research who you are meeting with. Do your homework. Do your research. Go on LinkedIn. Search for articles. Find out and dig into who you are meeting with. 2. Look for guidance, not just answers. Not everything is yes or no; or black and white. Ask for answers, but go deeper. Seek guidance. Maybe you just need to go a different path and the mentor could point you in the right direction. 3. Make it a two-way street. Look at this session as a way to exchange positive energy with each other. You could even wind up learning from each other. That’s where the magic,...