At Jennings Business Mentors the 24 mentors are all volunteers. They also run their own businesses, so are pretty busy most of the time, and they still volunteer to be a mentor. Some clients ask why they do it. What do they get out of it?
To answer this question you have to accept that business owners do not endlessly chase profit. There are other objectives to running a business, such as fulfilment. Amongst the many joys of running your own business are excitement of the journey, a sense of achievement, and the ability to be financially and emotionally independent.
In the world of business support there are three basic stages:-
Thinking of starting a business, the first year, and ongoing
Each element is fundamentally different, and requires a different type of support.