LinkedIn’s series on mentorship makes some fascinating points, as told by people we all know.
We at One on One Mentors are often asked why college students need a mentor, with the hidden or not so hidden subtext being that they should “learn things on their own.” The LinkedIn series answer?: “When questioned about their career trajectories, you’ll find that most successful entrepreneurs credit a mentor or mentors. No one learns in a vacuum, and it’s the men and women who are able to sponge up the wisdom of others …. who set themselves apart.”