We all know the benefits of entrepreneurship… the excitement and freedom of having a vision and making it a reality, of potentially making riches. The question is, how do you go about it with the most confidence and the least risk. Why not learn a few start-up lessons from those who have gone before? There will never be a moment in your career when learning from those who have been there is inappropriate. But, while starting your start-up, it is essential to develop the healthy patterns and habits used by successful founders.
One of the main reasons for seeking mentorship is to help further your career. While it’s likely this will be someone that you work with, it could also be a friend, family member or ex-colleague that you admire because of their achievements. Here are five ways to create a mutually beneficial relationship, so you make the most of career mentorship and take the next step in your career.
Are you looking for the perfect mentor to help guide your career? Then you may already know: It can be hard to determine who best fits your needs.
So how do you find the perfect mentor? Or mentors? For starters, take a look at this helpful infographic from Fundera…
People hear the advice “find a mentor” fairly often, but that doesn’t always help. In fact, there are a lot of potential career mentors ouch there, each with a variety of levels of skill and success. So how do you know which person might be a good fit as a mentor, and which might be a misfit?
After many wonderful mentoring experiences, I’ve learned how valuable and humbling it is to take on the role of a mentor. I can only hope that my mentees have gotten as much out of the experience as I have.
After all, mentoring has made me both a better manager, colleague and person.
Are you taking full advantage of the mentorship opportunities available to you?
“Mentorship” is one of the most common phrases in career development. But what, exactly, does it mean? What is a mentor and how do you find one?