A Few Words on Mentoring

It’s national mentoring month in the United States, and a week ago we had national “Thank Your Mentor” day. In light of the occasion and the fantastic opportunities I’ve had in the capacity of both mentor and mentee, I thought I might share a few thoughts on the topic. To me, a mentor is someone who sees your potential, and cares enough to help you see it and achieve it for yourself. According to John Crosby, “Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.” In some cases, mentors self-select when they […]