or Practice Development Mentor
right for you?
I've been mentoring business owners and career professionals for more
than 40 years.
My industry is business incubation.
am Founder and Director of Research for the first business incubator in Houston - which
became the oldest business incubator
I also founded the first Womens
Business Center in the nation and, in
a 5 year period, 6 of the women I was working with were honored as "Women
of Excellence" by
the prestigious and powerful Federation
of Houston Professional Women.
most recent project for all the contemporary nomad, device connected start-up
entrepreneurs (where physical office space in not wanted or needed) is the first Virtual
Incubation Program in the world.
business-owner clients have won essentially every award for business growth in Houston,
some nationally, some even internationally and they continue to do so, with the most
recent being a former client achieving Inc. 5000 recognition, again, in August of 2017.
career clients have ranged from entry level candidates to executives in the largest
corporations in the United States to sole practitioners enhancing their professional
My clients span the globe and some of my client relationships have lasted
decades because I consistently provide exceptional value with the special skills to keep
clients mindful of things to be done, knowledgeable of how to do them, and inspired to get
Let's see if my abilities would be
an appropriate fit for your plans, goals and ambitions.
For no fee I'll be delighted to answer any questions you have regarding mentoring and how
we might work together. However, should you be seeking specific advice regarding
advancement of your business, career or practice, the significant call volume activity
being consistently generated on this page necessitates a preliminary screening fee and
I'll consult with you at the rates shown with no contract required. Make your selection
from the schedule below and connect on Skype (ID is dean.kring) or call me at 713.932.7495
Your fee is not processed should you not be completely satisfied at the close of our
If you have no budget with which to retain a mentor, I
cannot assist you further and suggest you contact the U.S. Small Business Administration
free service partners SCORE, SBDC, or WBC. These assistance programs are provided by
your tax dollars. Please mention my name as having referred you, and, in the event you
have a business or are planning on starting a business, insist on having someone
work with you who has successful hands-on business ownership experience.
Should you wish specific examples of how you will
progress under my mentoring, schedule an Entrepreneurial/Intrapreneurial Assessment
and we'll review your individual resources, aptitude and attributes for the process and
discuss your opportunities in complete detail.
If you have been referred to me or have already had a mentoring session with me and have
decided you wish to work with me on an ongoing basis, my suggestion is a one year
1) An Engagement Fee of $10,000.00 to commence.
2) A monthly Progress Fee of $500.00 to keep you moving forward.
3) A 5% Royalty Interest in your salary or revenue growth above where you are now.
4) A 5% Performance Bonus when you reach an annual salary or revenue target. You set this
target amount. Make it the home run for your goals, aspirations and ambitions. Email me this number suitable to you and I'll
send you a simple, 1 page agreement for us to get started.
With this agreement, I'm available to you 24/7 and we'll have a scheduled Professional Development Advisory of 1
to 2 hours each week via video conference or telephone with a minimum contract period of 1
By the way, did you know that 93%
of the world's richest people have a mentor? Now, isn't that interesting? View the
video about selecting a mentor here.
Need further information before you make a decision? Please check me out on
the world wide web and review these links. About C. Dean Kring ~ past clients ~ endorsements.
A few of the awards and letters of appreciation given.