Dorset Business Mentors have a new virtual event for businesses in Dorset.  ‘A Taste of Mentoring’ on 14th January is a live online event, to introduce you to the support, offered to you and your business, so you can take 2021 by the horns and make it a year to remember for positive reasons!

This event is informal and free of charge for owners of all types of business – and is particularly aimed at owners of businesses in the fledgling years and those who want to mature and grow their businesses. Dorset Business Mentors consists of a friendly team with over 130 highly senior exec level and business owner mentors who volunteer their time and expertise to help businesses and owners in Dorset thrive. We offer these free sessions to help you understand why our funded and affordable mentoring is so effective and more the point, how YOU and your business can grow with with a mentor matched to your individual aims and requirements.

Areas covered:

Who are Dorset Business Mentors?

What does a mentor do/how do I find someone to suit my need?

What are the benefits and, WOW, how is it so affordable?

Examples of scenarios where mentoring is particularly beneficial

Common issues that hold a business back, and the levers to move it forward.

A short exercise to help identify how mentoring could support you in achieving your aims and overcoming your business challenges.


By the end of the session you will have:

– a clear understanding of how a mentor can support you in your business

– met our team and some of our experienced Mentors

– constructive ideas to take away and apply to your business

– had plenty of opportunity to ask questions

Please make sure you can attend the event if you book. We strictly limit places to 12 to maximise the benefits of participation and cancellations may not be first in line for future events.

Dorset Business Mentors is a local programme which is nationally acclaimed and funded, ensuring affordability to the smallest business.  Over 130 outstanding local businesspeople give their time as volunteers through the programme to support owners in the food and drink sector, including ‘From Dorset With Love’, N.R. Stoate & Sons. All live in Dorset but their experience from careers with local, national and international businesses delivers the know-how you need to grow and compete effectively.

Find out more and register here. 


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