Mentorship is invaluable. When I first started working as a young professional, I was fortunate enough to have mentors who told me directly when I was making a mistake or when I could be challenging myself more. My mentors were the reason I took a risk to launch a startup, the reason I pursued an MBA, and why I felt confident that I could lead a startup at a young age.
At the end of the day, I know I have someone to reach out to when my wisdom and experience runs out and I’m at risk of making a decision that may cause my team or startup undue harm. Mentors help guide you to success and here are four ways to move forward in getting a mentor that is a good fit for you and for your career goals: