15 Reasons Why You Should Be a Mentee

Topics: Support

Always be learning. Always be improving. Survive. Thrive. 


Whatever stage you are at in life there is always space to grow.  There is always opportunity to change your outlook and perspective to improve your experience. 

Mentees want to grow. If you don't want to grow, don't be a mentee. If you do want to grow and improve and be better- be a mentee.

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Here's all the reasons why you should be a mentee in one place..



Mentors can see where you need improvement. They can look at your work objectively and give you pointers where you need improvement. 


Stimulate & motivate

A mentor will push you out of your comfort zone. That is where you will grow and improve quickly.  



When a man does not know what harbour he is sailing for . No wind is the right wind. 

― Seneca

The mentorship process will give you a plan so you always know what needs to be done next.

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A mentor will help you develop responsibility. Make sure you do what you say you will do.  This is a life skill and is an outward sign of consistency and trustworthiness to others.



You are going to build a supportive relationship. A mentor will give you that bit of encouragement at the time you need it the most.

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Advocate for your achievements

Once you build that rapport with your mentor and follow their advice, the mentor will advocate for your work naturally!


Help you find your passion

Sometimes we don't even know what we want ourselves. There is so much background noise that we cannot listen to ourselves. An objective bystander can help you to see where your heart wants to go. 



A mentor who has more experience than you will lift your standards. This will mean you will excel amongst your peers and get ahead of the crowd. This is great news for your career.

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Maintain and enhance the knowledge and skills that you have to deliver a service to your peers, customers, or the community.


Push you

Are you super disciplined? If not then a mentor will push you. 



If you have a great rapport then obviously your mentor will start introducing you to their network. 

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Sounding boards

Sharing your ideas with a trusted mentor will help you improve the ideas by iteration and refinement. 


Alert you to new opportunities

Your mentor has a completely different network to you and as such will hear about opportunities that might suit you. 


Trusted advisors

As you develop a rapport you start to develop trust with your mentor. You may well go through some challenging situations. This builds trust.  A trusted advisor is....



You literally cannot put a price on getting regular advice and motivation from someone who has been there before and is passing the knowledge to you so that you can increase your sustainability impact.


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Daniel O'Connor

Daniel O'Connor

I use my time and experience to contribute to the transition to a regenerative sustainable society for all.