It's natural to be nervous about a first meeting with an influential figure in your life, but with these quick and easy tips, your introductory meeting with a mentor can be constructive, meaningful, and foundational for your future relationship. Read this article as to how to best prepare to meet your mentor.
We're not the only people excited about mentoring! In this vignette on Humans of New York (HONY), we show that mentoring is a well-established concept widely-accepted by storytellers, school principals, and even the President of the United States! Read more about how HONY highlights the need for mentorship.
Does your company emphasize leadership programs as a key to success? We suggest exploring establishing a robust mentorship program as well - the experience of mentoring another aspiring entrepreneur or employee develops real-time leadership skills, business acumen, and investment in the company. Read more as to how mentoring practices in your company can build on key leadership skills.
Wihtout a doubt, time and trust are the two most important pillars of a successful mentorship. However, when questioned, many potential mentors have indicated that they lack the time to properly maintain a relationship. Without time, trust is difficult to foster, and mentorship becomes less effective. Find out how to make the most of your mentorships by making time and building trust!