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The power of mentors: as told by powerful people

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.”