Depending on where one is in one's career...the role of formal and informal mentors could be vital to long-lasting growth and continued success.
With 2021 beginning as strangely as 2020 ended, now could be the exact right time to evaluate mentors could play in professional development.
An excerpt from a piece I wrote almost exactly two years ago on this very topic:
As I reflect on this list [regarding my mentors over the last two decades], I notice three things they all have in common.
1. They are all strong leaders
2. They all had (or have) something valuable to offer
3. They all wanted to help
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