Your mentor will be an independent voice, outside your direct sphere of activity. You can bounce ideas off them without fear of comeback
They will help you to:
- Identify challenges and obstacles
- Come up with a strategy for dealing with these challenges and obstacles
- Discuss achievements and setbacks along the way
- Sustain success in the long-term
A good mentor is a tutor, always challenging you, inspiring you and demanding that you do your best. Mentors can improve confidence and support your career development. They have a wealth of professional experience that will shape how they guide and they have put time aside to foster your growth and development.