Finding a Good Mentor




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Henry Jones, UK

Finding a Good Mentor

I would like to get some (career) guidance from an experienced mentor. But how can I find a suitable mentor?
 

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Anonymous, Sweden
 

Steps to find a mentor

Consider these 5 steps to get started. Each step builds on the previous...so don't skip any.
1. What do you want to accomplish?
2. (Based on 1) What do you want from a mentor?
3. (Based on 2) What kind of person could be an ideal mentor?
4. (Based on 3) Who could be a good mentor?
5. Ask the mentor (don't scare him/her, take it easy and be nice)

 
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Pat Naicker
Coach, South Africa
 

Choice

Perhaps a mentor will find you! Suitability is a matter of choice based on personal preference and research. It is your decision!

 
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Sandi, USA
 

A True Mentor is Wise

The best mentors are not identified and pursued but rather realized from a long-term relationship of conversation and wisdom. A mentor can be anyone who allows you the time and thoughtfulness to reflect on your situation. And that can be in any arena of your life - business or personal.

 
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Octavio Sanchez
Abogado, Mexico
 

Personal

I think mentoring is also a matter of personal connection; so, the more suitable you are as a learne... Sign up

 
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Ken Wilson
Coach, United States
 

Goals and Objectives

You state that you want some career guidance. Identify the career goals and objectives that are most... Sign up

 
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Marissa Crean, United States
 

Finding a Mentor

What makes a "suitable" mentor? You have to be very specific if you are going to find the most suita... Sign up

 
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Neil Hendriksen
Consultant, United Kingdom
 

Finding a Mentor

Sometimes that which you seek is right in front of you. A mentor enables you to 'see' but ensures th... Sign up

 
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Kushvaha
Manager, India
 

Why you Want a Mentor?

It is very easy to find a suitable mentor. But before that you have to know why you want mentor. Wha... Sign up

 
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Nicolae Enache
Consultant, Romania
 

Finding a Mentor

Henry, you don't say if you want to pursue a certain career in a certain organization or if you want... Sign up

 
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Kristina Hoffmann
 

Guidelines for Finding a Mentor

I am responsible for a mentoring program and we advice our students to look for a person: - With ca... Sign up

 
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Arthur Panton
Consultant, Kenya
 

What do You Expect of your Mentor?

I am busy with a post graduate business mentoring course at a university in Nairobi. With more than ... Sign up

   

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