We believe that having a mentor is a key component to personal and professional success. Mentors are able to share from their experiences (both good and bad) to help us make better decisions and avoid costly missteps. [Read more…] about 10 Things to Consider Before Asking Someone to Be Your Mentor
Archives for August 2017
Launch Youniversity was born on the Atlanta Beltline on May 21, 2015. I remember because it was my birthday and I was spending the morning with Jeff and Shane to talk about our goals and development plans.
In these conversations, we often talked about opportunities to invest in others. As we walked off our breakfast, I suggested we find a way to make a difference in a way that would scale. We sensed that some might find this valuable, but we really had no idea how to go about it. So, we decided to take an innovation process that Shane and I had used at Chick-fil-A and apply it to this opportunity. Here’s how it played out… [Read more…] about The Launch Sequence: How We Used It To Start Our Business
You got the courage to ask someone to mentor you, and they agreed.
But now, you might have fears of wasting their time, or having awkward patches of silence, or not getting anything out of the conversation. Those fears are normal, but you can put them to rest by preparing for meeting with your mentor by coming up with a plan to maximize your time and theirs. [Read more…] about 5 Questions to Ask Your Mentor