Episode #25 Seek Out Mentors
On the path of life, those who have traveled ahead of us possess an immeasurable wealth of wisdom for the journey. Listen in this week as Amy Seiffert and Dr. Michael Brown talk about the life changing decisions each of them made to follow in the footsteps of an experienced guide.
Something I appreciate about one of my favorite mentors is that she let me into her daily life.Amy Seiffert
- Podcasts and books alone are not sufficient to help us grow into the best versions of ourselves.
- We cannot seek out a mentor if we don’t first believe that we have room to grow.
- We will rarely develop transformative mentoring relationships on accident.
- The greatest mentors help us to become the best versions of ourselves rather than merely helping us to become more like them.
- One fantastic mentoring relationship often inspires us to continue seeking out additional mentoring relationships.
- Mentors may not be able to help us avoid or prevent all obstacles and barriers, but they can help us to anticipate and prepare for them.
- Don’t stand around and wait for a mentor, but actually take the initiative to seek out a mentor.
- Approach someone you greatly respect and ask for an hour of their time.
- Set the agenda for your own mentoring conversations rather than expecting mentors to guide you through the process of your own growth.
In This Episode
Ask For Help
Friendships, communities, and businesses are all stronger when we open up about our shortcomings and lean on each other for support. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Amy Seiffert discuss the crucial practice of inviting assistance from those around us.
Invite Honest Feedback
None of us have arrived – we all have blindspots in our perspective and areas we can improve. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Casey Greenawalt discuss the importance of surrounding ourselves with friends who have permission to call us out and call us higher.
Solve The Problem
100% of us are problem spotters, but very few of us are problem solvers. Listen in this week as Dr. Michael Brown and Ryan Snow describe the practical steps to not only spot problems but how to solve them.