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Training: Make the most of Mentoring

Surround Yourself with Positive People

woman_mentorMake 2009 your year to shine. Don’t let the economy get you down. Look for opportunities. And, look for advisors to help you plan ahead.

A mentor can help you look past the trees to see the bigger picture & how the broader landscape may give you insights into creating your success.

If finances are on your mind, check out this free download, by SCORE and Visa: Financial Management Workbook.

If you’re making a new year’s resolution, then focus on getting a great mentor. SCORE offers mentors to help you with cash management, setting sales goals, pricing strategy and more.

Be positive. Be realistic. And, surround yourself with trusted advisors.
You can Ask SCORE online today.

-Christine Banning, SCORE
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Discussion (2) Comment

  1. Debra:

    It’s been a month since your comment & I’m hearing more and more people agree with you.

    It’s time to think about what we can do not be self-limiting.

    It’s ealry in the year & a great time to put a good plan in place for success.

    You might check out

    Some good stuff–focused on a positive future.


  2. I totally Agree! We don’t need to be worry about the crisis that the nation is facing now. This is a new year we should be able to make our goals, plan our dreams and make them come true.

    Forget about the things that went out wrong last year! Its done and we can’t definitely do anything more for it! 2009 Is the Year of the OX according to the chinese calendar so try to read some stuffs about it and get some tips serve as your guidelines.

    Remember WE CAN DO IT WOMEN! !


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