WHO A MENTOR IS AND WHY YOU NEED ONE
Mentor? But I'm doing just fine on my own. Besides, what's the internet there for?
Yes you're right! These days, you can find almost anything on the internet but you know what else is true?
You can find thousands of different ideas, sometimes conflicting themselves on just one topic which could eventually leave you stranded on directions to take or decisions to make.
Now here's where a Mentor come in. (Keep reading)
Who is a mentor?
I would say, a Mentor is an experienced and knowledgeable person in a particular field whose role is guiding, supporting and coaching another less experienced and knowledgeable person in that same field.
I place finding a Mentor as top of the list for every one seeking to make swift career advancements. The list of benefits is endless but I'll tell you just a few.
🎗 A mentor helps you avoid avoidable mistakes.
They won't watch you make the same mistakes they've made. You'll be learning from their experiences.
🎗 A mentor is more experienced and advanced in the field and therefore has some helpful connections that'll make your career journey easy.
E.g. they can help recommend you to other top professionals in the field for job opportunities.
🎗 A mentor helps you make informed decisions.
🎗 A mentor helps you develop or improve key skills at usually little cost.
I'm sure you like these benefits. Who wouldn't?
And... remember to share your thoughts in the comment section below.
Also, check out my post on 5 THINGS TO LOOK OUT FOR BEFORE CHOOSING A MENTOR