Mentoring is a two-way street. We need to seek mentors for ourselves to achieve our goals, but we also need to look for people to mentor. Becoming a mentor requires both people in the relationship to buy in to the process to ensure it will meet the goals of the mentee.Read More
The importance of having mentors is well established. I have had various mentors through my career and have assembled an "advisory board" to help me navigate my professional path when it's needed. These individuals have been extremely valuable in helping me get from where I am to where I want to be.
A lot of advice focuses on how to find the right mentor and how to structure that relationship. Those things are important, but there is a little secret that often goes unsaid when it comes to the mentor-mentee relationship.Read More