Running any kind of business is tough; a social business, probably even more so. If you're the boss, having a sounding board for big decisions can be invaluable. Sophie Hobson has some tips on how to get a mentor and make the relationship work.
Whether you need someone experienced to go to for advice on business basics or someone to prop you up when you’re feeling vulnerable, mentors can be fundamental as you build your career. Liam Black reflects on his.
If your mentor combines a sympathetic nod with the line “And how does that make you feel?” you’ve probably picked the wrong person. Liam Black, former BBC director Lucy Adams and social entrepreneur Ronnie Hughes discuss good mentoring.