These quotes sum up why mentoring and having a mentor is so important. Not only for the success of your business, but for the enrichment of your life.
This quote above by John C. Crosby does well the define mentoring with respect to its difference to coaching.
Above quotation by Vivek Wadhwa, who, like us, believes it’s important to have walked in the same shoes as your mentee, to have a complete understanding of what it is like to work in the tech industry. Interestingly, the concept of reverse mentoring has become very popular in recent times, where older people are turning to youngsters to tap into their special knowledge of current trends and technology like social media.
So says legendary filmmaker, Steven Spielberg, who believes that mentoring should be about guidance – pushing the mentee in the right direction.
Finally, below, our last quotation. Former Administrator of the Small Business Administration in the USA, Karen Mills, speaks to the heart of the problem Kindred is trying to solve. The missing link for most small business owners starting out is support.