It was with utmost pleasure that I interviewed Rona Kotecha, Executive Director of the Mara Foundation.
I asked a number of key questions, such as her biggest challenge, what it takes to be a Mara Mentor and how to monitor the results.
Read the full interview here:
Rona Kotecha Interview
The Mentoring Manual: Your step by step guide to being a better mentor.
By Julie Starr
As a mentor you must be many things: role model, expert, advocate, cheerleader, enforcer and friend. Plus you must make a positive, lasting difference to the knowledge, skills and prospects of your mentee.
Creating Business Advantage: Setting Up and Running a Successful Business
By Daryl Woodhouse
Long-term, consistent, sustainable business growth… guaranteed.
Is that what you want for your business? Or will you be one of the 50% who fail in the first year, or the 90% who fall by the wayside before five years are up?
BGI Strategy on a Page book
by Deri Llewellyn Davies
The book is widely regarded as one of the best business strategy books for the small and mid tier businesses. This is a must read for any ambitious business owner.
Retail Success Today
by Rowland Gee
Retail Success Today is an indispensable guide for start ups and existing small to medium sized businesses wishing to establish and grow a profitable retail business.
by Malcolm Durham
WealthBeing is the how-to-succeed-in-business book that doesn’t pretend you are a secret Superman. From the nuts and bolts of finding out who you are and how to look after yourself to building a business you can sell for millions, WealthBeing offers practical, and often counter-intuitive advice:
Franchising Steps to Success
by Ian Stirling
This book sets out the steps required to Franchise a business in the UK. It can be read in circa 1 hour, so is ideal for the busy business owner. Franchising a business requires a step by step approach but even if you have much of the time consuming work carried out for you, if you purchase carefully, most profitable companies can afford the fees. Reading this book will put you in a position to see which steps you can take yourself and where you require assistance.
Achieving peak sales performance for optimal business value and sustainability
by Dr Carlton Brown
While highlighting topics including emotional intelligence, personal branding, and customer relationship management, this book is ideally designed for sales professionals, directors, advertisers, managers, researchers, students, and academicians seeking current research on insights and advancements of business sustainability and sales peak performance.