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The 5th Webinar for Russian-speaking mentors of entrepreneurs in the frame of SOS Mentoring global initiative



On the 17th of June, Youth Business Russia and the Mentoring Institute held a webinar Skills of work with other people in the framework of the SOS Mentoring global initiative.

The webinar was conducted by Boris Tkachenko and Irina Gorelova.

This time, the mentors from Russia, Armenia and Kazakhstan discussed:
- How to build and sustain confidence,
- How to help with challenging issues,
- Concentrate on action.

Exploration and building of determination. The mentors took the chance to apply the received skills in groups basing on the case of a mentor and entrepreneur Alexey Chaikin, owner of nutrition delivery service The Time to Eat ( ) from Sochi.

Participants questions and Alexeys comments following the discussion, and recommendations provided by other mentors proved they were helpful and some of them were practiced immediately.

Summarized conclusions on the case study can be leveraged by the mentors in their work with mentees.

Next Wednesday, the 24th of June, the final webinar of this series will take place and will be dedicated to the primary mentors requirements in the context of continued support for them.

The partners of the SOS Mentoring in Russia are Impact Hub Moscow, Our Future Foundation, Yugra Entrepreneurship Support Fund, Ahead to Changes" Foundation ( ).

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Boris Tkachenko, CEO IBLF Russia, CEO Youth Business Russia, CEO Institute of Mentoring

Irina Gorelova, YBR Development/Regions/Mentoring Director, Project Manager at Institute of Mentoring


Olga Ofitserova, YBR Voronezh

Ludmila Romanova, YBR Kaluga

Svetlana Bazhenova, YBR Vladivostok

Victor Albitsky, YBR Moscow

Maria Khristolyubova, South of Russia

Anastasia Isupova, YBR Kirov

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