When you think about finding and working with an event mentor, do your thoughts sounds something like this…?
“But what if they say no?”
“I don’t know how to find someone to mentor me.”
“I don’t have any experience so they’re not going to be interested in me.”
Most of us have a hard time valuing our skills and experience, especially if it comes so naturally to us.
Find An Event Mentor That’s Right For You
In today’s episode, Jeremy O’Krafka from Mentor Network and I share 8 steps to find your perfect event mentor and how that person can influence your life and your event planning jobs.
You’ll discover what you should be looking for in a mentoring relationship and strategies to find a mentor. More importantly, we’ll give you the critical piece that most people don’t do, so go ahead and watch now!
Now, I’d love to hear from you in the comments below.
Which one of these strategies will you use right away?
- What’s the importance of having a mentoring (0:31)
- What should I be looking for in a mentor (1:30)
- Where do I find a mentoring organization? (2:13)
- What is the process to finding a mentor? (3:50)
- Once you know what you’re looking in a mentor, how do you approach a possible mentor? (5:58)
- What should you do when you’ve found prospective mentors? (7:17)
- The critical piece that most people don’t do (11:08)
- Jeremy’s tips to get started looking for your perfect mentor (12:54)
It doesn’t matter what stage of your event planning career you’re in. If you have a clear vision for what you want to accomplish, there are people who will mentor you. Like Jeremy said, it’s like dating. It may take a few ‘dates,’ but eventually you’ll find someone who is the right match.
I’d love to hear from you.
How did you find your event mentor? Was it a good experience? As always, thanks for reading, watching and sharing these posts!