This is an excellent means of learning, someone who will give advice be there for a Commie or young student. From my experience anyone who has had a Mentor, usually ends up being a Mentor. Learning a trade such as ours is not as rewarding early on.
By Paul Sorgule, MS, AAC
An often maligned statement on what it takes to succeed is familiar to most people:
“It’s not so much what you know as it is who you know.”
This infers that with friends in the right places, you can succeed even if you are incompetent. We can all point to someone like this, but I interpret this statement differently. I believe that competence is a given and that no one can succeed long term without the skills and aptitude to perform at an acceptable level. With this in mind, surrounding yourself with others who serve as an inspiration, confidant, teacher and guide, and most importantly a critic who points you in the right direction, will only help you reach your goals.
For those seeking to define their place in the world, whether it be professionally or personally, the one piece to the puzzle that allows…
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