Alvin Hope Johnson | Blog
Empowered people are stronger, more motivated, in all aspects of their lives, which translates well into their professional aspirations. In that same vein, people who remain unempowered possess less drive and are less likely to actively participate in both their personal and professional lives.
No matter what industry you decide to enter, everyone can benefit from the wisdom and experience of someone’s who’s been in that line of work longer than you. Finding a mentor can mean having a supportive figure to lean on, to receive advice from, to ask questions in times of uncertainty. There are many advantages to asking someone to be your mentor. The process of doing so can be awkward, however, and worded incorrectly, can put a person in a corner. When looking for a mentor, here’s how to do so in a way that will foster an organic relationship that benefits the both of you.