2018-05-03 12:19:52Business InsightsEnglishGet the most out of your mentor meeting by preparing yourself with market-based research. When you already know the basics, you're ready to...https://quickbooks.intuit.com/ca/resources/ca_qrc/uploads/2018/04/Woman-Calling-Market-Based-Research.jpghttps://quickbooks.intuit.com/ca/resources/business-insights/conduct-personal-market-based-research/Conduct Your Own Market Based Research Before Asking A Mentor To Help With Sales Growth

Conduct Your Own Market Based Research Before Asking A Mentor To Help With Sales Growth

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Each business has a unique role in the market. Before you contact a mentor, conduct your own market-based research. Your sales growth is specific to your business and, simultaneously, part of a larger market. By conducting market-based research, you glean the map of the market and clues about the current progress of your business. You can do this with online and in-person research. Learn key terms, and your world of research can immediately open up. Once you’re well-informed, you can present your specific case to your mentor. Your mentor provides you with direct advice based on their expertise and the information at hand. By conducting your market-based research before your meeting, you show a willingness to learn and enhanced capacity to understand new ideas. This can drive your mentor to discuss complex or intricate ideas — instead of wasting time covering the basics. You can even improve sales growth before you meet with a mentor. Illustrate techniques that work for your specific business, then request assistance to further promote your existing sales growth. You choose your mentor because they are an expert in the field. To fully absorb their advice, you want to walk in with a basic understanding of your market and your business. When you’re prepared, you’re met with heightened respect and authority. When you can keep up with the pace of an expert, the discussion unfolds to new areas and ideas. Get the most out of your mentor meeting, and be ready with your own market-based research.

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