What is a Business Mentor?

“A mentor is an individual, usually older, always more experienced, who helps and guides another individual’s development.” (F. John Reh-management professional and experienced mentor)

  • SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization formed in 1964. Volunteers offer small business entrepreneurs confidential business counseling services at no charge. Their volunteers are working/retired business owners, executives, and corporate leaders.
  • 60-Second Guide to Finding a Business Mentor: In just 60-seconds, we’ll show you how to find, develop, and nurture a business mentor to help you through the booms and busts of small business ownership.
  • The Value of a Business Mentor: By Larry Kesslin
    President & Chief Community Officer of the Let’s Talk Business Network
    This article explains the value and importance of business mentors.



What is a Peer Mentor?

Peer mentoring can be described as a relationship among peers in which each individual has something to gain from and offer to the other.