How to Find a Mentor

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So, you've decided you need a mentor. Or perhaps you just think it would be a good idea. The truth is that having someone you can trust with questions about your professional future can be a game changer.

“A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could” – Zig Ziglar

Having the right mentor can propel you forward in your career. Problems that are new to you have been handily anticipated and solved by someone else. It's a good idea to have someone to advise you as you enter tricky areas of your life, business or career.

But, how to get started? In this episode of the Tech After Five podcast we give you a handy five step plan for successfully finding a mentor.

Start with these ideas and begin your search. Interview your prospective mentors and start asking your questions.

Your hosts for this episode:

Phil Yanov is the Founder and Lead Community Organizer of Tech After Five. (

Scott Pfeiffer helps entrepreneurs succeed and partnerships thrive @ Mind Your Own Business.


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