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Learn From Leaders #3: Advisors and Mentors

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This is the third video in our exclusive series called "Learn from Leaders," featuring advice for early-stage entrepreneurs and innovators from founders and CEOs of groundbreaking companies. Each of our Learn from Leaders videos focuses on an important step in launching a company. In this one, the founders and CEOS discuss how mentors and carefully chosen advisors helped them shape their ventures and make sound decisions. 

Our interview subjects include Linda Hall, former CEO of MinuteClinic; Scott Nash, founder of Mom's Organic Market; Seth Goldman, founder of Honest Tea; Jeff Freeland-Nelson, founder of Yoxo Toys; and Eddie Hartmann, founder of LegalZoom.

Video produced by John Buday


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Jon Eckhardt
Jon Eckhardt
Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Distinguished Professor / Wisconsin School of Business & Wisconsin Institute for Discovery / University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Daniel Forbes
Daniel Forbes
Senior Editor for EIX & Associate Professor / Carlson School of Management / University of Minnesota
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DOI: 10.32617/621-60252da91c665
Eckhardt, J., & Forbes, D. (2021, February 11). Learn from leaders #3: advisors and mentors. Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange. Retrieved July 12, 2024, from
Eckhardt, Jon, and Daniel Forbes. "Learn From Leaders #3: Advisors and Mentors" Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange. 11 Feb. 2021. Web 12 Jul. 2024 <>.