It is fashionable to hear people say “he/she (an identifiable person) is my mentor
(whether there is an established contact is another matter) and Iearning to be like
You seems out of touch if you can’t proudly say same.
However, not to have a “great person” as a mentor and learning/wishing/desiring to
be like him/her shouldn’t be a great deal.
The essence of having a mentor is for guidance and learning the tried and tested ways
of becoming equally great.
The focus in such relationship is YOU – the discovery of what makes you unique and
learning the ways of impacting society positively.
So, even when you have a mentor, let the focus be about YOU. Don’t be carried away
by who the mentor is or not.
Don’t just rob it in. Let’s see the effects on your ways of work and life.
Learn from the opportunity to improve YOURSELF and become better.