When it comes to finding the right mentor, you must consider these important questions. At the end of the day, you’re in complete control of building your true identity. With that being said, you may need to evaluate your current sources of wisdom. Take notes... Take ACTION!
Episode 110 Time Stamps:
(2:31) Your environment deeply affects what you think and how you act
(4:11) No one is immune to the power of your environment
(7:00) A reality check, about your current surroundings
(8:40) Willingness, and a commitment to growing at a fast rate = a dominant athlete's best trait
(11:03) The essential qualities of a mentor
(13:46) There are no exceptions for "blind" advice
(15:21) The proper mindset to have before seeking a mentor...
(15:28) Assume that it's better to learn from those who've done it already
(16:16) A mentor isn't someone who tells you what to do. YOU are the decision-maker.
(17:05) What a mentor is, in my opinion
(17:50) There's no human that's inherently 'better' than you
(19:12) Don't think that people are 'perfect'
(20:00) A mentor is an influencer of your standards; not a creator
(21:22) Family and friends shouldn't naturally become your mentor
(22:10) Not everything that a good mentor does, should be emulated
(23:15) HOW TO FIND A MENTOR
(23:29) #1: Identify specific areas and skills that you want to master
(24:16) #2: Research the top 3 prospective mentors in your category (globally)
(24:46) #3: Buy their books or programs, and learn as much as possible
(25:20) #3.5: Identify the top 3 prospective mentors in your category (in your area)
(25:55) PRO TIP: Put their skills into practice and share your results with them
(27:41) #4: Repetition! | "50th Law" by Robert Greene & 50 Cent
(29:22) Identify a current mentor, and evaluate these questions...
(30:05) Why do you listen to your current mentor?
(30:45) What have they done, that YOU want to do?
(31:04) What's their advice/perspective coming from?
(32:06) Do they deserve to sound as sure as they are?
(32:22) What are their 'fruits'?
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