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Creating an Inclusive Future for Women Entrepreneurs in the MENA Region

With the support of Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and other partners, women entrepreneurs like Reem and Hamsa are projected to create or retain approximately 15,000 jobs globally. Read more about their entrepreneurial journeys.
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Recognizing Excellence in Mentorship: 2022 Larson Award

January is National Mentoring Month and MicroMentor commemorates the occasion by presenting The Larson Award. Started in 2021, The Larson Award celebrates the spirit of mentorship by honoring mentors in our community who go the extra mile in their commitment to mentorship. We are excited to introduce you to this year’s winner, Vanessa Robinson.
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How to Become a Successful Marketer? 4 Traits You'll Need To Master

Great marketers are Ace's of all trades. They have holistic skills and traits that truly make them excel in the advertisement world, and today we're giving you our top 4. Our hope is that if you see yourself reflected in most of these skills, then you'll have a pretty good chance at success as a marketer.
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6 Steps to Successful Mentor Goal Setting

Goal setting is the foundation of every successful mentoring relationship. While your mentee is likely entering into mentoring with some existing goals, they will be looking to you for guidance in clarifying the actionable steps they should take to get there. To help you start setting objectives together with your mentee, we’ve prepared a 6-step goal-setting process to guide you through your initial conversations.
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How to Delegate Tasks and Free Up Your Calendar

Do you find yourself overwhelmed with everything you need to get done to keep things running smoothly? Delegation is the process of assigning tasks to members of your team. Good task delegation can increase efficiency and free up your time to focus on other things, including important strategic decisions. Delegation requires giving up control, but delegating tasks and managing your workload are important to scaling your business.
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Build a Business Model Canvas You Can Be Proud of

The business model canvas is a powerful and simple strategic management tool to help you create and understand your small business or startup in a clear and concise manner. It can lead to useful insights about your customer segments, value proposition, and revenue streams. Read more about how you can get started on your own business model canvas.
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8 Common Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make

Every entrepreneur is bound to make a mistake at some point. When you work with a business mentor, they will likely be familiar with many of these common causes of small business failure and may have even made some of these mistakes themselves. Here are 8 of the most common mistakes new entrepreneurs make to help you avoid them.
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