How do you approach mentoring an Entrepreneur?
“I’m a big fan of asking questions. I get into listening mode and really enjoy learning about the vision an entrepreneur has for their business and their big why.”
What is your favorite part of being a Mentor?
“It’s watching that light bulb moment when an entrepreneur is no longer looking for validation, they simply have an idea and can see the opportunity to advance it.”
What makes a good Mentor?
“You need a mindset that is curious about learning, and you need to have empathy towards an entrepreneur and their journey.”
Can you give us some highlights of Entrepreneurs you’ve worked with at EforAll?
“Karl Borne of True Cyclery, he always had the itch to do something on his own and build a business around his own passion, and he’s making a living out of it! Laurin Mills of the Dinner Daily, she had a passion for wanting to build a strong team and bring the Dinner Daily to scale and she’s doing it! Nareth Muong started the Cambodian Language Translation service at the Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association and was cash flow positive from day one.”
How do you manage your time in your daily life?
“There are only so many hours in the day. My three principles are:
- For any moment in time, there are priorities
- Let go of the past
- Hug your problems.”
What advice do you have for entrepreneurs?
“To thine own self be true.” William Shakespeare