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Mentor #4: The Anchor

Mentor #4: The Anchor

In life, it is just natural to encounter problems and this is where the anchor goes in. This mentor serves as a support especially during challenging times.

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Mentors are not just someone you look up to, but someone who could be by your side supporting and advising you. It's more than just a mentor-mentee relationship, because both of you are committed to assist and collaborate with each other.

They could not just be your personal mentor but could also be your link to other useful people in the industry.

They are like actual Jedi masters who possess wisdom acquired from experiences.

Turn to this person when you need advice about launching a new initiative or brainstorming where you should work next

As a mentor, you do not only teach, but you also learn from your mentees, from their experiences and improve your own leadership style. 

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