The author is an international business consultant, writer and motivational speaker specialising in entrepreneurship and SME development. Following careers in teaching and IT he has spent over twenty-five years working with businesses and with business support organi
There are many types of support available to people in business and all have a different title. These may be buddy, coach, adviser, counsellor, mentor or another name. However, the word mentor has often been hijacked as a term for all of them, hence denigrating what is an important role and skill.