It is just becoming a norm in recent times to say I have a mentor but not really getting in depth to look for the suitable one for you. Afterwards, people tend to lack that connection with their mentor.
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Here are a few words highlighted in capital letters and summarized description for one to bear in mind when searching for the right mentor. These words are key characteristics one should see in a mentor to enable that valuable part towards one’s business goals or career or whatever the reason that mentor was chosen for.
ACTIVE – One who participates in events, forums, sessions, trainings, and/or writes in your area of expertise. The individual needs to have that update on recent information.
RESPONSIVE – One who can reply your emails/messages in an efficient manner; help with majority or your inquiries; readily available often times to speak with you; reaching out to you to ask after your general well-being.
FEEDBACK – One who can provide constructive feedback to give you options on what is available to you; guidance on changes that you might require on your career path.
ASSESSMENT – One that can review your performance and skills to advice objectively what you lack and areas of improvement.
MOTIVATION – One who you can look up to in different aspects like being organized, articulate, hardworking, etc.
© Ngowari Diminas