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Ryan McCormick

How To Find A Mentor

How does one find, or how did you find, a mentor/mentee?

Before finding a mentor, a person should ask “what do I want to be the best at?” and then find the person whom they feel is currently the best at whatever they want to me the best at. Once you identify this person, you become a scholar at their life’s work and then you make every effort possible to make contact with this person. I think one of the best ways of doing this is to offer your potential mentor/mentee a number of ways on how you can help them out. Maybe there are some skills you have that can benefit your mentor’s career. You can offer to do administrative work for them. You need to make a personal connection with your potential mentor – make them see a piece of themselves in your eyes.


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About the Author

Ryan McCormickRyan McCormick is Co-Founder of Goldman McCormick Public Relations (www.goldmanmccormick.com) and Host & Executive Producer of the nationally syndicated Outer Limits of Inner Truth Radio Show (www.outerlimitsradio.com).

StrategyDriven Professional Development Best Practice

Professional Development Best Practice 6 – Peer Coaches

Peer CoachesAn individual’s manager should seek to provide ongoing performance feedback. This, however, is not always the case. Even high performing managers may, at times, be challenged by time constraints or have so many direct reports that it is not possible to provide each individual the amount of feedback desire.
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