Many business owners and entrepreneurs find success by connecting with influencers in their industry and asking one of them to be their mentor. However, you don’t want to force a fit with someone who isn’t ready or doesn’t have time to be a mentor. A positive, successful mentor-mentee relationship starts with finding someone who makes you feel comfortable, understood and respected, and politely asking for their insights.
We asked seven Forbes Coaches Council members for their best advice on establishing a formal mentorship. They recommend taking the following first steps to start off on the right foot.
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