We often read about the benefits of finding a mentor(s) and how it will be a positive influence on your career. And what you have read are very real benefits, finding a good mentor(s) is critical to learning and growing throughout your career. Being open to learning from mentors at every stage of your career is essential.
But we don’t often talk about the benefits that come with being the mentor to a student, young professional, midlife career changer or advanced professional.
What’s in it for me, you ask? LOTS!
Have you been a mentor? What did you learn from the experience?