1. Different Perspective
A famous motivational speaker once stated that it's hard to see the picture when you're in the frame. It's much easier to see the whole picture from the outside. Because you're unable to get on the outside of your own life, consider getting a mentor who is wise, understands where you're trying to go, and has your best interest at heart. The thinking you have right now is the thinking that got you …show more content…
A mentor is great for helping you to maintain momentum. Unless you're a person who is completely self-motivated, it can be hard to move forward at a consistent rate. In order to avoid getting stuck in a rut, a mentor will help push you forward in those times when you feel stagnant and prone to procrastination.
When you attach yourself to a powerful mentor, you're also attaching yourself to their Rolodex. A good mentor will do their best to keep you connected. They'll also help you discover opportunities that will help you grow. In a lot of cases, it's not really what you know. It's more about who you know. Knowing the right people will help open the right doors.
When you have access to a mentor and allow a mentor to have access to you, it opens up space for vulnerability and transparency. These two attributes are really vital for growth in relationships. Relationships are really important for individual growth as well. Allowing someone in authority to have access to you exposes you. It exposes areas of your life that need development.