As we get older, it’s interesting what we recall from our youth and the impact it had upon us – even if we didn’t know it at the time. For me, I was blessed with having several teachers who supported me and influenced me a great deal. There was Ms. Blair, my 3rd grade teacher.
I would find it hard to believe that any successful person achieved that success without having at least one mentor along their journey – someone who was instrumental and influential in the life journey of the person being mentored (the mentee). But what is mentorship? Mentorship is a semi-formal relationship between someone who has wisdom
Nobody likes to fail. Failing causes us embarrassment. Failing bruises our ego. Failing might be a dark spot on our performance assessments. All we have to do is reflect on our childhood for when we failed and how poorly we felt. Even if our parents did give us encouragement, we still felt bad about failing.
I wrote the first version of this article four years ago and have been updating it every year since. I have had a great many people remark to me that it has helped them a great deal (which is the point, I guess.) I have also had several people give me some new ideas and, of course,
I wrote the first version of this article two years ago and offered an updated version last year. I have had a great many people remark to me that it has helped them a great deal (which is the point, I guess.) I have also had several people give me some new ideas and, of course, I