Finding the right mentor can be a challenge. Despite an industry’s size, there are only a finite number of people with experience, skillset, and desire to impart knowledge to future generations. And when you factor added barriers to people of color, women, and other traditionally excluded groups, it can be challenging to bring together mentors …
The landscape of entrepreneurship is changing for the good with more and more women and minority-owned businesses gaining access to capital, mentor programs, and other resources to help grow their business. It requires dedication, attitude, and a high degree of risk. But the rewards mean a more diverse business landscape that unlocks new ideas.
With a third of manufacturers planning to move to the cloud in the coming years, the digital transformation of business is just beginning. Issues such as security, data contextualization, deployment and optimization are challenges that will require planning and experience.
Building a business is challenging enough in itself. But when entrepreneurs are pushing a novel, radical or disruptive technology, classic confirmation bias is an additional challenge they must face. Strong entrepreneur development programs can help new business owners navigate these challenges.
Finding the right mentor can be challenging. But the rewards can improve both your business and personal growth and help you diversify your business knowledge for the long haul.