Do You have a MENTOR?

Growing up I thought mentoring was not important and not an integral part of my success both in career and personal life, until I hit a wall, thoughts started flowing in my mind, don’t you think someone has climbed this wall before? Who did climb? Am I sure? even if there is, how did he climb or overcome it or could this be the end?

Until this experience, I never thought that I could have a mentor who had better understanding than I do, I always said to myself I can figure it out, it’s just a matter of time but you can agree with me that time waits for no one, why spend a year researching when someone has already done same research with a fantastic result.

I had to tell myself the truth, go get a mentor who you think has gone ahead of you in your direction and build on his findings and come up with a better result than he did.

Self-development is rarely successful without the support of other experienced people

Mentoring is a relationship between two people which gives them the opportunity to share their personal and professional skills and experiences, and to grow and develop in the process.

Typically, this is a relationship between a more experienced and a less experienced person.

Mentoring is also an act of leadership. Leaders need to identify, develop and nurture future leaders.

Benefits of mentoring;

  • Access to role models on an individual basis
  • You will not make the same mistakes he made
  • Development of skills, knowledge, confidence and enhanced self-esteem
  • Encouragement and assistance in career planning
  • Increased personal and professional networks
  • Increased job and personal satisfaction, productivity
  • Opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills in their different organizations
  • An enhanced feeling of self-worth among youths
  • Improvement in succession planning both the corporate world and the political system.
  • Helping to bridge the gap between training programs and real world application, this has been most effective in my life and career.

You can share other benefits or your thoughts

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