Help for Entrepreneurs

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Advising is an intentional community of committed entrepreneurs and experienced advisors. To make the most out of HPE Advising, entrepreneurs should put their best foot forward, be prepared to answer tough questions, and take the time needed to follow through on advice given by advisors.

Below are the essential steps to connect and succeed with an advisor.

  1. Make sure you are ready for an advisor
  2. Clarify Your Goals
  3. Share your vision and needs
  4. Reach out to advisors
  5. Make the most of your time with your advisor

1. Make sure you are ready for an advisor

Getting enthusiasm and buy-in from others is crucial for the success of your business. It’s also critical for your first meeting with your advisor. You want your new advisor to be as excited about your business as you are and confident in its potential for success.
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2. Clarify Your Goals

Establishing clear goals is key for helping you discover what you want to achieve out of your new mentoring relationship. It’s a critical step in defining your work with your new advisor and mapping out your efforts moving forward.
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3. Share your vision and needs

Your profile shows potential matches who you are, as a business and as an entrepreneur. When writing your profile, think about where you are in your business, and where you would like to be.
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4. Reach out to advisors

Once you’ve created a strong HPE Advising profile that describes your business and business needs, then it’s time to connect with an advisor.
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5. Make the most of your time with your advisor

Once you’ve connected with an advisor, it’s time to have a two-way conversation and start working on your business issues. Contributing to the conversation requires listening, understanding, and putting learnings into practice.
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