Finding a mentor (and becoming one!)

Patricia Silveyra
Search Action Plan
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The definition of mentoring has evolved over time.  While the dictionary defines a mentor as “a wise and trusted counselor or teacher”, or “an influential senior sponsor or supporter”, when I ask people around how do they define a mentor, they don’t always describe a senior person. Some people don’t even talk about someone who is old, or a who is a sponsor. Most of the time, the answer contains the ...