Any English dictionary will tell you a mentor is an experienced and trustworthy person who you can turn to for advice -mostly in the professional world. However, it is not always easy to get a mentor at the workplace. Many hesitate to open up to senior colleagues and prefer to find a mentor online, hoping that the physical distance will make it easier for the mentee to confide and equally comfortable for the mentor to be frank. If you do find a professional coach, brace yourself to discover some harsh truths about yourself, even as you bask in the glory of having a Godfather.
Confused? Let us take you through a list of things we find a career mentor will definitely tell you:
In conclusion, do not look only to expand your network when you find a business coach. When tapping into your mentor’s industry connections, remember you are using the goodwill created by a lifetime of relationships and achievements of another senior professional.