The Importance of Having a Mentor and Being a Mentor

(Photo: Vicky Northrup)

Through the Women’s Business Center IGNITE mentoring program, local business leaders can become mentors (or participate in the program as mentees!) regardless of the size or stage of your business.

Many entrepreneurs and business leaders don’t realize that there are many entrepreneurs and executives that have experienced and overcome many of the same challenges that they face. Mentoring is so important because it opens you up to fresh, ideas and a new perspective on your business. WBC’s mentoring programs are proven to boost the bottom line of participating businesses and help owners grow their business networks and refine their business goals.

This week’s FLORIDA TODAY guest author Vicky Northrup, President and CEO of the Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce and WBC IGNITE mentor, discusses her experience as a mentor and why it is important in your career and life. Read more HERE.

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