Mentorwise S1E5: How do I know exactly what I want out of a Mentor?

Once you’ve found an individual to approach to be your mentor, it is important to identify exactly what you want out of your relationship. This involves having a better understanding of yourself, your business, and most importantly your intentions. It’s not always a straightforward process, which is why we put the question to our panel in this episode.

Mentorwise episode 5



  • Can you share insights on how to define your goals?
  • Once you have defined your goals, what’s next?

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