Skip to Primary Content Skip to Secondary Content



What is MicroMentor? | Sign In | Help

Business Mentoring Resources

Business Mentoring is not rocket science. However, successful mentoring relationships do require motivation, trust, and practice. As you embark on your mentoring journey, MicroMentor will be here every step of the way to support you.

Is mentoring right for me?

    What is business mentoring?

  • Mentoring is counsel, advice, and support provided by experienced entrepreneurs to emerging entrepreneurs in a structured relationship.

How do I get matched?

    Create a great profile

  • Writing a compelling profile is one of the most important ways to find a successful mentoring relationship on MicroMentor.

    Request a mentor (Entrepreneurs)

  • Once you have created a profile and articulated a vision of what you would like to get out of a mentoring relationship, you are ready to find a business mentor.

    Offer to help (Mentors)

  • Now that you have created your mentor profile, it is time to find an entrepreneur that is asking for your help right now!

How do I have a meaningful relationship?

Your first conversation

  • Your first conversation should lay ground rules, explore key questions critical to the success of the relationship, and create a roadmap for future interaction.
    For Entrepreneurs >>
    For Mentors >>

Best practices while mentoring

Solving mentoring problems

  • Mentoring relationships do not always go according to plan. Here are ways to best address issues as they arise.

Anything else I need to know?

Mentoring from a distance

  • Distance mentoring can pose special challenges as mentors and mentees communicate by phone and e-mail.

Recommended Reading

  • Business Mentoring is a rich topic with a wealth of free information available online.

Did we miss something? Let us know how we can improve our resources for entrepreneurs and business mentors.

Have a comment on this page or need help? Tell us here!

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Copyright © 2010 Mercy Corps. All rights reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Code of Conduct
Web Development and Design by Dayspring