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The expert identity

Acquiring enough knowledge and experience will lead your time as a reporter to end. You will start to develop your own taste and form your own opinions about your subject.

At this point, your credibility change from impartiality to partiality. You start to recommend what you think are the best ways based on your experience. If you've struggled through something, what did you learn from that experience that others might find useful to their own struggles?

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No matter where you are in life, people around you could benefit from your knowledge - employees, colleagues, followers and customers, or even your children.

Expertise takes up a lot of time and energy to maintain. You have to work hard to stay at the leading edge of your field, updating your knowledge and staying on track with the latest developments. It is sustainable for a while, but if you want to ease up at some point, it's time to become a leade...

When you first start looking into a subject, you probably know very little about it. At this point, you feel you don't have much to offer. Yet you do.

You often don't choose to become a mentor, but other people decide for you. They make you their mentor.

Mentorship is limited to people you know and can influence directly. However, if you want to expand your reach and impact without working harder, you can take on a teacher's identity as a role model.

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