We all like the idea of having a mentor. Thing is, there isn’t a “right” type of mentor or a “right” way to mentor. I’ve had many mentors in my career. One helped me understand mechanical refrigeration principles. Another helped me understand the other side of business – financials, collections, and troubleshooting. Another helped me understand Human Resources – the people issues that are getting increasingly complex.
Dave Clark (TTI Success Insights) provides some great examples of mentors in his career. If your goal one day is to be a leader, then learn from a leader. Dave also touches on personal advisory boards and mastermind groups, and how these types of groups will help you gain High-level information on a topic. Why Mentoring is Important