Daily Prompt:Have you ever had a mentor? What was the greatest lesson you learned from him or her?
I can’t say I’ve ever had someone who I would class as a mentor. I find it strange that people would have a mentor. Would it not be better perhaps to have a few mentors rather than only one. I would not put all of my expectations of guidance in the hands of one person alone. If it is for a specific subject and this person has proved to be a complete and total pro at it, the perhaps yes. Maybe I just don’t understand the concept of having a mentor fully.
One of my customers is continuously talking about her mentor and I have noticed that whatever this man says, this woman thinks it can be etched in stone. I have also heard some of his opinions in the field in which I work which I find totally wrong, but she is adamant that he is always right regardless of how much proof and explanation is put before her. Doesn’t make any sense to me at all. If anyone is that perfect then they should not be walking the earth any longer.
I do have friends here on blogs who’s opinions I value tremendously, but I would not refer to them as my mentor.
My mentor is living life, learning and experiencing from it.