How To Find A Mentor

Sep 14, 2020

Are you someone who doesn’t have any mentors and has no idea where to find one? OR ... are you someone who knows the right people but don’t know how to ask?

In this episode, we will discuss how to find mentors and the do’s and don’ts to build powerful mentoring relationships.

 

Highlights:

[01:00] Why mentorship matters
[06:18] What holds people back from getting mentors
[08:33] Three keys to finding a mentor
[10:03] Mentorship at all stages of life
[13:05] Mentorship through content
[16:19] Homework for the week 

 

Quotes:

“Mentors shorten the learning curve by imparting their wisdom and their experience.” – Nikki Barua

“One of the greatest values of mentors is the ability to see ahead what others cannot see and to help them navigate a course to their destination.” – John C. Maxwell

“Be very specific about your areas of growth and mentoring needs.” – Nikki Barua

“Don’t think of mentorship in terms of a specific individual that is ahead of you. Think of mentoring in the context of a mentoring circle.” – Nikki Barua

“When you are focused on yourself and doing great work, people will come to you and be excited to help you.”- Monica Marquez

About Nikki Barua:

Nikki Barua is a digital innovator, serial entrepreneur, author & speaker. Learn more at nikkibarua.com.

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About Monica Marquez:

Monica Marquez is an ex-Googler, diversity expert and senior corporate leader. Learn more at themonicamarquez.com.

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