Forget Warren Buffett and Bill Gates — Your Dream Business Mentor Is Already on Your Speed Dial.

If you’re like me, in my search to find the right coach, I dream about enlisting someone at the top of their field – the Stedman Graham or Steve Jobs of our profession. Conventional wisdom suggests that if you want to get good at something, you need to learn from the best. But does this always hold true?



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This week I visited with management expert Roger Connors, perhaps most known as the best-selling co-author of The Oz Principle and several other workplace accountability books. Most recently he’s heading up a new organization called Zero to Ten and his newest book, Get a Coach | Be a Coach, will be available soon.

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We talked about the unexplored magic in mentoring – or being mentored – with individuals just one or two levels above or below us in a particular realm. It may be

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No savings at 50? I’d forget gold and buy cheap UK shares to retire in comfort

The recent performance of UK shares may dissuade some investors from buying FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 stocks. However, British shares continue to offer long-term growth potential that could make a real impact on your retirement plans.



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As such, now could be the right time to avoid the rising gold price and purchase a range of stocks. At age 50, you are likely to have sufficient time for them to recover after the recent stock market crash.

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Investing in UK shares at age 50

Investing money in UK shares at age 50 may seem like a risky move. After all, retirement is likely to be 15-20 years away. For individuals who have no retirement savings, or who are concerned about their retirement prospects, buying gold may seem to be a better idea than purchasing

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Forget gold and buy-to-let! I’d buy cheap UK shares in an ISA today

The stock market crash means a number of UK shares now trade at cheap prices. Over the long run, they could offer significant capital return potential as their valuations move towards their historic averages.



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At the same time, popular assets such as gold and buy-to-let property may struggle to keep pace with indexes such as the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250. Their high prices may mean they lack a margin of safety.

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As such, now could be the right time to buy a range of undervalued British stocks in an ISA. Doing so could lead to impressive returns in the coming years.

Cheap UK shares

While some UK shares have rebounded after the recent market crash, many others continue to trade at low prices relative to their historic averages. Over time, this situation is likely to

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Forget gold and Bitcoin. I’d follow Warren Buffett and buy cheap shares to get rich

The idea of buying cheap shares may seem less appealing after the stock market crash. It highlighted the volatility that can be present in the stock market over short time periods. It also showed that paper losses that can be incurred by any investor.

However, over the long run, purchasing undervalued companies could be a profitable move. It’s a strategy that’s been used to great effect by Warren Buffett. The billionaire investor has used market downturns to his advantage over many years.

As such, avoiding popular assets such as Bitcoin and gold to buy bargain stocks may be a sound move, despite heightened short-term risks.

The appeal of cheap shares

Cheap shares can sometimes be priced at low levels because they offer disappointing investment outlooks. For example, they may have high debt levels or a weak strategy that’s in need of major change.

However, in some cases, undervalued stocks can

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