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5 Ways to be a Better Mentor

5 Ways to be a Better Mentor

Mentoring is also a more significant part of the economy today than since, perhaps, apprentorship in the craftsman age. Why? The rise of entrepreneurship and the freelance economy is similar to the craftsman age since as the very structure of the economy undergoes massive transformation, workers are increasingly required to find their own means of making a living.

During the Industrial age, most labor was focused on optimizing repeatable tasks. Repeatable tasks are taught. Mentoring was more focused on developing leadership qualities, responsible for corporate management. See Blank’s Sloan vs Durant. Today’s mentoring must teach leadership, too, but additionally, the nature of entrepreneurship.

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San Diego Startups — FashioningChange

FashioningChange

FashioningChange Fashioning Change is a shopping experience that gives you stylish eco-friendly and ethical alternatives to popular name brands lacking social responsibility practices. Shoppers enter the name brand they like and FashioningChange gives you eco-friendly alternatives based on style and price point. FashioningChange was founded by Adriana Herrera and is a Founder’s Institute graduate.

San Diego Startups — Flaretag

Flaretag

Flaretag has developed a mobile marketing platform that helps businesses and individuals promote their products and better engage with customers using mobile phones. Their tools allow you to connect web content to the world around you via QR codes, SMS and email.  Flaretag is a Founder Institute graduate and was founded by Daniel Arroyo and Jose Granado.  Flaretag is currently self-funded.

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