A mentor is someone who has already done what you want to do and is successful at doing it. Don’t find an advisor. An advisor is someone who tells you how to do it but may not have personally done it.
My rich dad taught me about systems and how to be a leader of people, not a manager of people. Managers often see their subordinates as inferiors. Leaders must direct people who are often smarter.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
- Great mentors are always with you (smartbrief.com)
- A Few Truths About Great Mentors (projecteve.com)
- How to be a mentor (holykaw.alltop.com)
- Mentoring Startups is Hard: Five Ways to Be a Better Mentor (xconomy.com)