Alexa Von Tobel ON Mentoring
Nutritionist, Author & Founder, Bestowed & Nu-train
Q: If you had the opportunity to give advice to your younger self at say the age 13, what would you say?
A: I’d have given myself more credit and not been so hard on myself. By nature I want to excel in everything that I do, but I am rarely ever satisfied. Looking back, I wouldn’t have been so critical. I’d tell my younger self to let go of her hang-ups, love herself, and be more of a leader than a follower. ... READ MORE »
Founder, Institute for Private Investors
Q: For those that are new to mentorship, how do you ask someone to be your mentor and how can one be a good mentee so the mentor will be motivated to continue the relationship?
A: Like dating, you may think you are falling in love on the first date but you would rarely admit it to your date! Similarly, let a mentoring relationship develop naturally over coffee, an informal meeting to discuss an issue or ask for advice. Before long you both realize you have a strong bond (or not!), and the mentor relationship is ... READ MORE »