10 Inspiring Quotes On Mentorship

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mentorshipJanuary is National Mentorship Month. If you haven’t yet had a mentor of your own, I highly recommend it! Mentorship is excellent support for career-building, and you can follow these 10 tips for getting the most out of a mentor relationship. As we wrap up National Mentorship Month, here are 10 of my favorite quotes on this special relationship:

Colleagues are a wonderful thing – but mentors, that’s where the real work gets done. — Junot Diaz

The recommendation when I’m mentoring folks…take a risk – Ginni Rometty

The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves – Steven Spielberg

A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself. — Oprah Winfrey

One of the greatest values of mentors is the ability to see ahead what others cannot see and to help them navigate a course to their destination. — John C. Maxwell

Show me a successful individual and I’ll show you someone who had real positive influences in his or her life. I don’t care what you do for a living—if you do it well I’m sure there was someone cheering you on or showing the way. A mentor. — Denzel Washington

We’re here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark.” — Whoopi Goldberg

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. — Isaac Newton

Mentoring is a two-way street. You get out what you put in. — Steve Washington

You know, you do need mentors, but in the end, you really just need to believe in yourself. — Diana Ross

 

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