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Making the most of your start up mentor workshop - dbs hotspot accelerator

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This is a workshop for DBS Bank HotSpot Accelerator Program. It was built to help start-up founders select the right program mentor and get them off to an effective start!

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Making the most of your start up mentor workshop - dbs hotspot accelerator

  1. Making the most of… YOUR START-UP MENTOR WORKSHOP a DBS Hotspot Accelerator Masterclass
  2. KNOW WHAT YOU WANT FROM YOUR MENTOR BEFORE YOU START LOOKING 1
  3. What do we need to execute our business model? • Specialty Skills • Networks and Connections • Working Style / Culture ACTIVITY: DO A NEEDS ANALYSIS (20 MIN) 1
  4. 2 CHOOSE THE RIGHT MENTOR FOR WHAT YOUR BUSINESS MODEL NEEDS
  5. ACTIVITY: GO THROUGH THE LINKED-IN PROFILES OF THE DBS HOTSPOT MENTORS (30 MIN) 2 Divide up the mentors among team members and rate each mentor against the rubric you just created: • Specialty Skills • Networks and Connections • Working Style / Culture
  6. 3 START THE RELATIONSHIP WITH CLARITY & PRECISION AND RUN IT WITH RESPECT
  7. • In scope and out of scope • Special dates (vacations, preso prep days, etc) • Engagement preferences • Activity | time expectations | input | output ACTIVITY: BUILD AN ENGAGEMENT CONTRACT 3
  8. 4 KEEP THEM ENGAGED THROUGHOUT
  9. Manage the meeting and the agenda • http://www.slideshare.net/selenasol/rules-for- effective-meetings • Regular Communications plan ACTIVITY: PLAN FOR MEETINGS & COMMUNICATIONS 4
  10. 5 CLOSE-OUT THE PROJECT COMPLETELY, AND SETUP ONGOING RECIPROCITY
  11. ACTIVITY: HOW WILL YOU CLOSE- OUT THE RELATIONSHIP? 5

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