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Life Area: Professional
The Power of Mentors. Do you want to know how to cut twenty years off the learning curve in your career or business? It is to learn from people who are already where you want to be, or people who have done what you want to do. A mentor is one of many ways to accomplish this.
A mentor is a person who is interested in your success, happiness, well-being, and future, and wants to make a contribution. A mentor brings insight, feedback, integrity, a willingness to help, and genuine concern for the mentee. One mentor can accelerate your career and two can skyrocket it. I suggest you look through your contacts and see if you can find someone who can contribute to your career or business success, and ask him or her to meet with you. The key is to create a win-win relationship. If the person is at a distance, then call. A mentor/mentee relationship can be accomplished over the phone just as effectively.
Set up ground rules up front for each person’s roles, expectations, agendas, time use, accountability, and feedback. The right mentor can save you time, energy, and money. He or she can challenge your thinking, hold you accountable, help you reach your goals, share in your successes and failures, and have fun in the process. Find someone today who can help you further your career in this way.
Business or Life Coach
An alternative to a mentor is a professional business or life coach. Do your research and find the best fit with your business or personality, define your objectives, and have an initial free phone consultation to determine if he/she is right for you. I have been a business coach and a life coach for over 17 years and am a Certified Master Coach and have provided transformational coaching and training to a variety of individuals including executives, entrepreneurs, and moms. If you think I would be someone who you would want to explore a coaching relationship with check out my Coaching page on my website and give me a call.
Your Action Step for Today
Look through your contacts and see if you can find someone who can contribute to your career or business success, and ask him or her to meet with you. Make a list of questions you will ask and go into the meeting knowing something you are willing to give in return for their advice. Share your ideas and comments below to inspire others.
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