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5 Unique and Unexpected Places to Find a New Career Mentor

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Despite what some people might say (hello, crazy mentor myths!), a good mentor is like having a career angel who can shine a bright light on your bold ideas and tough work questions.

While you might find a new mentor in a more traditional place like an industry event, you can also find a go-to person in some seriously unlikely situations…   

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Avoid Superman Complex: Seek the 4 Mentors Your Career Needs Most

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to truly harness business success, it really does take a village. You need outside perspectives to stay balanced and develop an holistic view of your business.

In order to keep growing my own support network, I started grouping my mentors and advisors into four distinct categories. This trick helps me make sure I always get advice from individuals varying in age, gender, socioeconomic status, and other demographics — thus opening the door to new conversations and perspectives.

Below are the four main categories I’ve identified, and where YOU can start looking for an advisor in each:   

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