- § Mentoring
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Using the word “mentor” carries some negative connotations and might be off-putting. (Being mentor is an obligation.) Asking “Will you mentor me?” directly is a turn off.
Approach with your challenge or situation and ask for help and guidance. Don’t ask them for an hour consultation, invite them for coffee, say 30 minutes.