01 Oct Great Mentors Focus on the Whole Person, Not Just Their Career
– Rick Woolworth is co-founder and president of Telemachus, a non-profit with a mission of mentoring emerging leaders.
Aspiring leaders need more and better mentoring than they’re getting today.
According to a recent study, the supply-demand imbalance is severe: while more than 75% of professional men and women want to have a mentor, only 37% have one. What’s more, most of the people currently acting as mentors aren’t having as dramatic an impact as they could because they’re too narrowly focused on career advancement.
In 2018, I spent a few hours with a Stanford University research