Either it is your personal or professional life, you must need a MENTOR to guide you on right and effective path to success. It will help you be a learner to learn the trails of victory from the lessons learned from your mentor and finish your route with minimum errors and in lesser time. When you get a mentor, you actually learn from him and his experiences as he has already achieved that particular thing. He knows exactly what it takes to get there and what sacrifices need to be made. Having a mentor will also allow you to evaluate your options. By reviewing his experiences and day to day practices, you will be able to decide whether or not you want to pursue it in your life.
Additionally, you will get an ultimate help from a mentor to build your confidence. Especially, when you attempt to do something new. Few people can manage their confidence themselves while going for new achievements but most of the people look for the encouragements from experts. Your mentor can encourage you from any medium like email or a motivational call for 5 minutes, etc. Point is that we were a human feel more secure after having words from experienced people where we consider ourselves uncertain.
Lastly, finding a good mentor would be a challenging task. But, do not restrict yourself to find a good one from start. Lets roll the cycle, you will find good people automatically. I recommend you to keep first looking at your friends and family because genuine factor will be easier to find here. For something like complex or very unique in nature like finding a mentor to learn ice hockey, you would hire a professional mentor from the market.
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