MENTOR: How to Identify a Good Mentor
Articles By:ETIM UDEME
FOUNDER & CEO OF OMC
”The greatest seed of a great man is to have a mentor”
Who is a Mentor?
A mentor is someone or a person who’s experienced and whose advise helps the less-experienced.
”Your success ties down to who your mentor is”.
In choosing a Mentor;
- Consider your area of calling and vision, and not your area of specialization.
TYPES OF MENTORS
- SPIRITUAL MENTOR
- LEADERSHIP MENTOR
- COACH MENTOR
In terms of religion, a spiritual mentor is someone who mentors or guides you spiritually. Someone who makes you maintain your faith and stand in for you spiritually.
In terms of leadership, a leadership mentor is someone who guides and mentor you on how to be a good leader.
Someone who has a good leadership skills.
Someone with so many experience in Leadership is a Leadership Mentor.
In terms of clubs organization, a coach mentor is someone with experience in a particular field who coaches and mentor you on how to be perfect in your practising field.
CHARACTERISTICS OF A MENTOR
- Worthy example
- Proven Experience
- Possess Wisdom
- Friendly & Supportive
- Always make difference
THINGS TO TAKE NOTE OF BEFORE CHOOSING A MENTOR:
- Never you choose a mentor you do not understand
- Never you choose a mentor that is not easily accessible
- Avoid choosing a mentor who does not celebrate your success
NOTE: Mentorship has nothing to do with Love. So you must be very wise when choosing a mentor.