November 17, 2008
When thinking about mentors, I think about the many people who provided me with their expertise to help me advance my career, enhance my education, and to build my network.
Many think that a mentor is one person. Quite the contrary, my first "official" mentoring experience did not include one person, but rather a group of people. I would attend a business seminar that usually lasted a weekend, and would meet several successful people in my field. I vividly recall those weekends, furiously writing notes and to-dos. I would get home, all revved up and excited to plan my new strategy– only to feel overwhelmed...