Monthly Archives: December 2012



This Monday I was up at 4.45am to get to a breakfast meeting in Desborough of members of Business Network International (BNI). A few years earlier I had been instrumental in launching a mentoring scheme for BNI throughout the UK. Now we were launching the first ever training in BNI mentoring and we had 32 delegates from 7-9am. We covered the benefits of mentoring, what it is and isn’t, how to select a mentor, a mentoring health check, and a lot of commitment to actions to improve business prospects for our BNI members.

The word ‘mentor’ comes from the Greek myth in which the legendary king Odysseus went off to fight in the Read More...